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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It has always seemed strange to me...The things we a...

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A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wr...

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

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It’s all fine to say, “Time will heal everything, th...

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You got a God. Don't make no difference if you don' ...

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Our Father who art in nature, who has given the gift...

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Ever’body wants a little piece of lan’.

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

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Perhaps my greatest wisdom is the knowledge that I d...

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And the little screaming fact that sounds through al...

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Because I got you to look after me, and you got me t...

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A dying organism is often observed to be capable of ...

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Strength and success - they are above morality, abov...

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Good God, what a mess of draggle-tail impulses a man...

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The one-eyed man watched them go, and then he went t...

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I wonder about people who say they haven't time to t...

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There were people who gave everything they had to th...

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Let's say that when I was a little baby, and all my ...

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Oh, I guess I'm physically able to father a child. T...

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