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Of Mice and Men by  John Steinbeck - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1937 - from Idler Fine Books and Biblio.com

Of Mice and Men

by Steinbeck, John


$ 3,250.00


New York : Covici Friede, Publishers, 1937. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Printing of First Edition, First Issue. Beige cloth stamped in terracotta, black and blue top edge; in original dust jacket with the $2.00 price listed in upper corner of front flap [Goldstone-Payne A7.a]. Three small holes along front jacket joint with corresponding bumps to cloth, clean and bright, else in near fine condition, in like jacket.

Book Details

Bookseller:
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #:
003770
Title:
Of Mice and Men
Author:
Steinbeck, John
Format/binding:
Hardcover
Book condition:
Near Fine
Jacket condition:
Near Fine
Quantity available:
1
Edition:
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding:
Hardcover
Publisher:
Covici Friede, Publishers
Place:
New York
Date published:
1937
Keywords:
FICTION, CLASSICS, AMERICAN LITERATURE, DEPRESSION ERA.
Subjects:
FICTION / Classics;

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Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California. Based on Steinbeck's own experiences as a bindlestiff in the 1920s (before the arrival of the Okies he would vividly describe in The Grapes of Wrath), the title is taken from Robert Burns's poem, To a Mouse, which read: "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft agley. " Required reading in many high schools, Of Mice and Men has been a frequent target of censors for what some consider offensive and vulgar language; consequently, it appears on the American Library Association's list of the Most Challenged Books of 21st Century.

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On Mar 23 2011, JPM730 said:
  "This is the greatest, most heartwarming book i have ever read!"
On Mar 21 2007, amli703 said:
  "nice book"
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