AUTHOR | JOHN STEINBECK



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John Steinbeck | Novelist, short story writer, war correspondent



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John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels Tortilla Flat (1935) and Cannery Row (1945), the multi-generation epic East of Eden (1952), and the novellas Of Mice and Men (1937) and The Red Pony (1937). The Pulitzer Prize-winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939), widely attributed to be part of the American literary canon, is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece. In the first 75 years since it was published, it sold 14 million copies.
The winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, he has been called 'a giant of American letters'. His works are widely read abroad and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.
Most of Steinbeck's work is set in southern and central California, particularly in the Salinas Valley and the California Coast Ranges region. His works frequently explored the themes of fate and inj


Born: 1902-02-27

Born in: Salinas, California, United States

Died: 1968-12-20







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Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of...

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If I was alone I could live so easy. I could go get ...

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Tom felt his darkness. His father was beautiful and ...

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Tom's cowardice was as huge as his courage, as it mu...

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I wonder if he had a Cathy and who she was.

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An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a ...

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The greatest terror a child can have is that he is n...

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But the Hebrew word, the word timshel–‘Thou mayest’–...

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I wonder if he had a Cathy and who see was.

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We could live offa the fatta the lan'.

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She wasn't happy, but then she wasn't unhappy. She w...

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And it'd be our own, an' nobody could can us.

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I got you to look after me, and you got me to look a...

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He ain't mean, said Slim. I can tell a mean guy fr...

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I don' like this place, George. This ain't no good p...

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Your audience is one single reader. I have found tha...

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Guys like us got nothing to look ahead to

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This you may say of man - when theories change and c...

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What freedom men and women could have, were they not...

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And the women who had thought they wanted dresses ne...

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