John Steinbeck by A. Susan Williams

John Steinbeck by A. Susan Williams

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The author's letters and fiction are used to tell the story of his life, tracing the development of his commitment to writing. A careful study of "The Grapes of Wrath" offers insights into his narrative methods and helps to place his work within the context of 20th century American fiction.

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John Steinbeck's popular novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" brought the sufferings of the 1930s Depression into the living rooms of America. A strong sense of social justice motivated Steinbeck to write his many novels and screenplays, which give a dignity to the struggle of the poor for survival. This book draws on his letters and fiction to tell the story of his life, tracing the development of his commitment to writing. A careful study of "The Grapes of Wrath" offers insights into his narrative methods and helps to place his work within the context of 20th century American fiction.

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SKU GOR002720411
Title John Steinbeck
Author By (author) A. Susan Williams
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 112
ISBN 10 185210841X
ISBN 13 9781852108410
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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John Steinbeck's popular novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" brought the sufferings of the 1930s Depression into the living rooms of America. A strong sense of social justice motivated Steinbeck to write his many novels and screenplays, which give a dignity to the struggle of the poor for survival. This book draws on his letters and fiction to tell the story of his life, tracing the development of his commitment to writing. A careful study of "The Grapes of Wrath" offers insights into his narrative methods and helps to place his work within the context of 20th century American fiction.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002720411
Title John Steinbeck
Author By (author) A. Susan Williams
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 112
ISBN 10 185210841X
ISBN 13 9781852108410
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No