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

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

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

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

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

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Look, George. Look what I done.

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

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

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

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It is the nature of a man as he grows older, a small...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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