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

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

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I ought to of shot that dog myself, George.

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Mr. Trask, do you think the thoughts of people sudde...

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

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Nearly everyone has had a box of secret pain, shared...

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

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Then the sun came up and shook the night chill out o...

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

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Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the lonelies...

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No, Lennie, I ain't mad. I never been mad, and I ain...

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If we could learn to like ourselves, even a little, ...

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Hurry home, darling,' she said. 'Hurry home.' And ho...

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I can still tend the rabbits, George? I didn't mean ...

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The hell with the rabbits. That's all you can ever r...

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Look, George. Look what I done.

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All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking ...

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

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Women and children knew deep in themselves that no m...

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