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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Courage and fear were one thing too.

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Ever’body wants a little piece of lan’.

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I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man,...

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There's more beauty in truth, even if it is dreadful...

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His ear heard more than what was said to him, and hi...

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Remember that the most beautiful things in the world...

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Benar. Kita tak pernah lagi menjumpai kebahagiaan ya...

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And now they were weary and frightened because they ...

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Like most modern people, I don't believe in prophecy...

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If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convi...

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Well, a man's mind can't stay in time the way his bo...

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In literary criticism the critic has no choice but t...

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It's a hard thing to leave any deeply routined life,...

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I ain't got no people. I seen the guys that go aroun...

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In our time mass or collective production has entere...

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This is the greatest mystery of the human mind--the ...

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Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn h...

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Suddenly he knew joy and sorrow felted into one fabr...

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Don't you love Jesus?' Well, I thought an' I thought...

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