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The Grapes of Wrath. by  John STEINBECK - First Edition - 1939 - from Peter Ellis bookseller (SKU: STEINBEC016153)

The Grapes of Wrath.

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The Grapes of Wrath.

by STEINBECK, John

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About This Item

Viking, New York., 1939. First edition. Octavo. pp.[vi], 619. Slight bump at head of spine. Slight spotting at edges. Very good indeed in very good pictorial first issue dustwrapper, by Elmer Hader, with professional repairs made to several closed tears at edges. Preserved in a fine custom-made cloth drop-back box with leather title-labels on spine and upper panel.

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
Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
STEINBEC016153
Title
The Grapes of Wrath.
Author
STEINBECK, John
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Viking, New York.
Date published
1939
Keywords
nobel prize

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First Edition
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fine
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dustwrapper
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