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The Grapes of Wrath

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The Grapes of Wrath

by Steinbeck, John

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Viking Press, 1939. first. hardcover. near fine/very good. First edition, First Published In April 1939 on copyright page, and first edition stated on bottom of front flap. Book near fine. Dust jacket very good. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

Synopsis

John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath stands as a pivotal piece of American literature. The story follows the Joad family (and thousands of others) as they are driven from the Oklahoma farm where they are sharecroppers during the Great Depression. The drought, economic hardship, and changes in financial and agricultural industries send them searching for dignity and honest work in the bountiful state of California. The novel earned Steinbeck the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1940, and inspired the classic film of the same name the same year. The film starred Henry Fonda as Tom Joad, and Steinbeck's words and ideas shine through that medium. In 1962, Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for the body of his work, and The Grapes of Wrath stands as his most recognized and esteemed book. -

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
2005106
Title
The Grapes of Wrath
Author
Steinbeck, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - near fine
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
first
Publisher
Viking Press
Date published
1939

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