Travels with Charley in Search of America: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (Anniversary)
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October 02, 2012
5.4 X 8.3 X 0.8 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author
John Steinbeck (1902-1968) was born in Salinas, California. He worked as a laborer and a journalist, and in 1935, when he published Tortilla Flat, he achieved popular success and financial security. Steinbeck wrote more than twenty-five novels and won the Nobel Prize in 1962. Jay Parini teaches English at Middlebury College and is the author of five novels, including The Last Station. He lives in Vermont.
By the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature "Pure delight, a pungent potpourri of places and people interspersed with bittersweet essays on everything from the emotional difficulties of growing old to the reasons why giant sequoias arouse such awe."
-- The New York Times Book Review "Profound, sympathetic, often angry . . . an honest, moving book by one of our great writers."
-- The San Francisco Examiner "The eager, sensuous pages in which he writes about what he found and whom he encountered frame a picture of our human nature in the twentieth century which will not soon be surpassed."
-- The Atlantic Monthy