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Travels with Charley in Search of America

John Steinbeck - Author

Jay Parini - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780140187410 | 240 pages | 01 Apr 1997 | Penguin Classics | 4.92 x 7.75in | 18 - AND UP
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Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America’s greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye-catching, newly commissioned art.

Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readers—and to the many who revisit them again and again.

"Pure delight, a pungent potpourri of places and people interspersed with bittersweet essays on everything from the emotional difficulties of growing old to the reasons why giant sequoias arouse such awe." — The New York Times Book Review


"Profound, sympathetic, often angry . . . an honest, moving book by one of our great writers." — The San Francisco Examiner


"The eager, sensuous pages in which he writes about what he found and whom he encountered frame a picture of our human nature in the twentieth century which will not soon be surpassed." — The Atlantic Monthy