Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning epic remains his undisputed masterpiece.
Set against the background of dust bowl Oklahoma and Californian migrant life, it tells of the Joad family, who, like thousands of others, are forced to travel West in search of the promised land. Their story is one of false hopes, thwarted desires and broken dreams, yet out of their suffering Steinbeck created a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision; an eloquent tribute to the endurance and dignity of the human spirit.
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A novelist who is also a true poet ( Sunday Times)Book Description:
An astonishing novel following a poor family of sharecroppers as they travel to California in search of a better life
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140187235