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In search of Steinbeck

Anne-Marie Schmitz

In search of Steinbeck

by Anne-Marie Schmitz

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Published by Hermes Publications in Los Altos, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 -- Homes and haunts -- California.,
    • Novelists, American -- Homes and haunts -- California.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • California -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • California -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementAnne-Marie Schmitz ; photography by Richard S. Mayer ; ill. by Wayne Garcia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3537.T3234 Z866
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4748734M
      ISBN 100910720150
      LC Control Number78068320
      OCLC/WorldCa4834354

      Travels with Charley: In Search of America is a travelogue written by American author John depicts a road trip around the United States made by Steinbeck, in the company of his standard poodle, eck wrote that he was moved by a desire to see his country on a personal level, since he made his living writing about : John Steinbeck. John Steinbeck, Author, Salinas, California. K likes. Nobel- and Pulitzer-winning American author associated with California, particularly Monterey and the Salinas ers: K.

      About Travels with Charley in Search of America. An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the colors and the light—these were John Steinbeck’s goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.   The doodle started out simple enough: Illustrate my favorite book, Travels With Charley. For those who haven't read it, John Steinbeck takes a truck camper and .

      John Steinbeck was never content to repeat himself, and his restless search for new forms and fresh subject matter is fully evident in the books of his later years. This volume collects four novels that exhibit the full range of his gift, along with a travel book that has .   What is The Pearl by John Steinbeck About? In The Pearl by John Steinbeck, the strong imagery brings the story to life, and the reader is able to foreshadow. “It is not good to want a thing too much. It sometimes drives the luck away. You must want it just enough, and you must be very tactful with God or the gods.


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Steinbeck's last novel. "Travels with Charley: In Search of America"—A travelogue of Steinbeck's road trip across the U.S.

in a hand-built camper with his dog Charley. "America and Americans"—A collection of articles from Steinbeck's career as a : Esther Lombardi. This book is a gem and is probably the least known of John Steinbeck's works which is a real shame.

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Steinbeck wrote 31 books over the course of his career. His most well-known novels include Of Mice and Men (), Grapes of Wrath () and East of Eden (). 'Of Mice and Men' () Two poor Born:   A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth.

Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the 4/5(15). Of Mice and Men is a novella written by John Steinbeck.

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“John Steinbeck’s best and most ambitious novel since The Grapes of Wrath is published today. It is called East of Eden and is a quarter of a million words long. Clumsy in structure and defaced by excessive melodramatics and much cheap sensationalism though it is, East of Eden is a serious and on the whole successful effort to grapple with Author: Book Marks.

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John Steinbeck, born in Salinas, California, ingrew up in a fertile agricultural valley, about twenty-five miles from the Pacific Coast.

In he went to Stanford University, where he intermittently enrolled in literature and writing courses until he left in without taking a degree. Review: Travels with Charley: In Search of America User Review - Joe Tripp - Goodreads.

I've never read so much wisdom packed into so few pages. John Steinbeck inspired me to be a better man nearly once per page and his observations are en pointe.

Charley is a lovable mutt and the good ol' US of A is a lovable place. Read full review4/5(K). Steinbeck really did not break down his name, didn’t want to be treated as the large writer. Travels with Charley in Search of America Audiobook Free.

Thus he collected a really sincere, undistorted sight of America. I also really did not know Steinbeck really did not live long.

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And. John Steinbeck, Jr. (born Febru - Decem ) was an American writer best known for the novel Grapes of Wrath, for which he won a Pullitzer Prize, and the novella Of Mice and Men. He wrote 27 books in total, including six non-fiction books, and.

With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and the country roads, dines with truckers, encounters bears at Yellowstone and old friends in San Francisco.

Along the way he reflects on the American character, racial hostility, the particular form of American loneliness he finds almost everywhere, and the unexpected kindness /5(5K).

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Suffice to say, the author finds parts of Steinbecks descriptions to be improbable, others impossible/5. About this Item: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English.

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An intimate journey across and in search of America, as told by one of its most beloved writers, in a deluxe centennial edition In SeptemberJohn Steinbeck embarked on a journey across America.

He felt that he might have lost touch with the country, with its speech, the smell of its grass and trees, its color and quality of light, the pulse of its people.

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was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories.

He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden and the novella Of Mice and Men. Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining.