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												Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
	 - first edition
			 - 1937
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Of Mice and Men

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Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck

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first edition first printing (first state points all present) hardcover in dust jacket (Covici Friede, 1937); prior owner name front paste-down corner, text unmarked; little age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover, vivid titling; minimal cover corner bump; dj has little darkening along spine, age tone, and edge wear (short tears/shallow chipping at spine ends and corners); dj flap corners all clipped; price also clipped B4/bibam

Synopsis

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. An intimate portrait of two men who cherish the slim bond between them and the dream they share in a world marred by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. Clinging to each other in their loneliness and alienation, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie dream, as drifters will, of a place to call their own—a couple of acres and a few pigs, chickens, and rabbits back in Hill Country where land is cheap. But after they come to work on a ranch in the fertile Salinas Valley of California, their hopes, like "the best-laid schemes o' mice an' men," begin to go awry.  Of Mice and Men explores themes of human interaction, dependence, and the damaging effects of isolation. (Goodreads)

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This is the greatest, most heartwarming book i have ever read!
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Bookseller’s Inventory #
918183
Title
Of Mice and Men
Author
John Steinbeck
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
first edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Covici Friede
Date Published
1937

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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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paste-down
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an... [More]
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jacket
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