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The Grapes of Wrath

by Steinbeck, John

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
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New York: Viking. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition copy in very good first issue unclipped jacket in mylar. Jacket is toned and chipped at spine ends/corners, rubbed at folds. Price of $2.75 and first edition slug intact. A tight square unmarked copy in unclipped jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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
curtis paul books inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
17434
Title
The Grapes of Wrath
Author
Steinbeck, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Viking
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1939

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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