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The Pearl: Popular Penguins

The Pearl: Popular Penguins

John Steinbeck, Jose-Luis Orozco

When Kino, an Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world', he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana in church and their little boy, Coyotito, will attend school. Obsessed by his dreams,...

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The Grapes Of Wrath

The Grapes Of Wrath

John Steinbeck, Brad Leithauser

An epic story of the nineteen-thirties' Depression which traces the story of one destitute family among the thousands who fled the Dust Bowl to the promise of California, THE GRAPES OF WRATH awakened the conscience of a nation.

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 Special priceThe Short Novels of John Steinbeck (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The Short Novels of John Steinbeck (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

John Steinbeck

Collected here for the first time in a deluxe paperback volume are six of John Steinbeck's most widely read and beloved novels-- Tortilla Flat, The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, The Moon Is Down, Cannery Row, and The Pearl.

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 Special priceCannery Row

Cannery Row

John Steinbeck, Susan Shillinglaw

Lee Chong, the owner of the well-stocked grocery store, is also the proprietor of the Palace Flophouse that Mack and his troupe of good-natured 'boys' call home. Dora runs the Bear Flag Restaurant with clockwork efficiency and a...

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck, Susan Shillinglaw

Drifters in search of work, George and his childlike friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except the clothes on their back - and a dream that one day they will have some land of their own.

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East of Eden

East of Eden

John Steinbeck, David Wyatt

Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations hopelessly re-enact the fall of Adam and Eve and the...

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 Special priceThe Red Pony

The Red Pony

John Steinbeck, John Seelye

Jody Tiflin is given a red pony, and later he is promised the colt of a bay mare. Yet both of these gifts bring him tragedy as well as joy, and Jody is taught not only the harsh lessons of life and death, but made painfully aware...

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Tortilla Flat

Tortilla Flat

John Steinbeck, Thomas Fensch

Danny is a paisano, descended from the original Spanish settlers who arrived in Monterey, California, centuries before. He values friendship above money and possessions, so when he suddenly inherits two houses, Danny is quick to...

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The Grapes Of Wrath

The Grapes Of Wrath

John Steinbeck, John Chancer

An astonishing novel following a poor family of sharecroppers as they travel to California in search of a better life

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Of Mice And Men

Of Mice And Men

John Steinbeck, Clarke Peters

George Milton and Lennie Small are two workers in pursuit of the American dream in this classic work of literature

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 Special priceSweet Thursday

Sweet Thursday

John Steinbeck

Fauna, the latest madam at the Bear Flag brothel, Doc, still there for everyone else but feeling strangely sad himself, and Suzy, the new hustler in town who might just be the girl to save him.

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To a God Unknown

To a God Unknown

John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott

While fulfilling his dead father's dream of creating a prosperous farm in California, Joseph Wayne comes to believe that a magnificent tree on the farm embodies his father's spirit. His brothers and their families share in...

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 Special priceThe Winter of Our Discontent

The Winter of Our Discontent

John Steinbeck

Ethan Allen Hawley has lost the acquisitive spirit of his wealthy forebears, a long line of proud New England sea captains and Pilgrims. Scarred by failure, Ethan works as a grocery clerk in a store his family once owned. But his...

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The Log from the Sea of Cortez

The Log from the Sea of Cortez

John Steinbeck, Richard Astro

In 1940 Steinbeck sailed in a sardine boat with his great friend the marine biologist, Ed Ricketts, to collect marine invertebrates from the beaches of the Gulf of California. The expedition was described by the two men in Sea of...

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 Special priceThe Moon is Down

The Moon is Down

John Steinbeck, Donald V. Coers

Explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. Dealing with the motivations and emotions of the enemy, this title uncovers profound and often unsettling truths both about war and human nature.

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The Pearl

The Pearl

John Steinbeck, Jose Luis Orozco, Linda Wagner-Martin

When Kino, a poor Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana and their son Coyotito will be able to attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino...

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East Of Eden Dvd

East Of Eden Dvd

Jane Seymour, Timothy Bottoms, Bruce Boxleitner, Hart Bochner

An all-star cast brings vividly to life Steinbeck's novel about the rivalry between two brothers for the affection of their father. Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck considered East of Eden...

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck, Susan Shillinglaw

Drifters in search of work, George and his childlike friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except the clothes on their back - and a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch...

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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott

An evocation of the suffering and hardship caused by the Great Depression, and a panoramic vision of the struggle for the American Dream. Set against the background of Dust Bowl Oklahoma and Californian migrant life, it tells of...

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

Steinbeck's classic novel featuring two itinerant farm-workers who dream of a glorious, peaceful future in which they will settle together in a small cottage and live a life of happy self-sufficiency. For the moment they just...

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The Wayward Bus

The Wayward Bus

John Steinbeck, Gary Scharnhorst

The Wayward Bus travels through the backroads of the lush California countryside, transporting the lost and the lonely to new destinations. Juan Chicoy is at the wheel, a man of the land, hot-blooded and uninhibited.

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Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

John Steinbeck, Jay Parini, Ph.D.

Moving through the woods and deserts, dirt tracks and highways to large cities and glorious wildernesses, the author observed America, and the Americans who inhabited it. What he saw was a lonely, generous nation too packed with...

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Cannery Row: Popular Penguins

Cannery Row: Popular Penguins

John Steinbeck

This is a portrait of people on the margin of society, dependent on one another for both physical and emotional survival. Written in 1945, this book focuses on the acceptance of life as it is: both the exuberance of community and...

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The Acts of King Arthur and his Noble Knights

The Acts of King Arthur and his Noble Knights

John Steinbeck, Chase Horton

Steinbeck's first posthumously published work, The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights is a reinterpretation of tales from Malory's Morte d'Arthur. In this highly successful attempt to render Malory into Modern English,...

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