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The Winter of Our Discontent by  John Steinbeck - Hardcover - Book Club (BCE/BOMC) - 1961 - from The Bookstore and Biblio.com

The Winter of Our Discontent

by Steinbeck, John

Condition: Near Fine/Good in Mylar


Viking, 1961. Blue Cloth HC w/silver spine lettering on black title block, 311 pgs. Tight Clean Copy w/owners sticker fep. Intact DJ with Author photo on back has slight spine discoloration, corner wear, ding on spine, now in protective sleeve. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good in Mylar.

The Winter of Our Discontent published in 1961, is John Steinbeck's last novel. The title is a reference to the line "Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this son [or sun] of York," from William Shakespeare's Richard III.


  • Seller: The Bookstore US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 006839
  • Title: The Winter of Our Discontent
  • Author: Steinbeck, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Good in Mylar
  • Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking
  • Date published: 1961
  • Keywords: NOISBN, FICTION, NOVEL, NEW ENGLAND, FAMILY
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;


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On Dec 6 2011, okfine said:
  "Mr. Steinbeck is an almighty force. A truly great author. "


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