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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If a story is not about the hearer, he will not list...

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

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

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

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

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

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I ought to of shot that dog myself, George.

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Look, George. Look what I done.

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A man with a beard was always a little suspect anywa...

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I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it...

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

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The wedding was in Monterey, a sombre boding ceremon...

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

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I done another bad thing.

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

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Don't you dare take the lazy way. It's too easy to e...

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

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Men do change, and change comes like a little wind t...

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