Jody Tiflin lives on a ranch in the Californian mountains and, like most ten-year-old boys, has the urge for rebellion as well as the need to be loved. His father gives him a red pony and he discovers both joy and sorrow as he takes responsibility for his horse. Jody learns something of life and death and comes to understand that adults too are fallible.
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John Steinbeck (1902 - 1978) grew up in California and used the valiey and coast as the setting for some of his greatest fiction. He studied at Stanford University and then worked as a labourer and journalist in New York as he worked on the first of many fine novels. The Grapes of Wrath, often considered his finest book, was published in 1939. John Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.
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Book Description Puffin Books, London, 2001. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Thus. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 012767
Book Description Puffin Books, London, 2001. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Thus. PB, pictorial card covers 120pp. Minor rubbing, creasing to covers, inside has light tanning to page edges, else square, clean & tight. The poignant story of a boy who wanted a pony. Tells of how he got it and how it died. A classic. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # jen002344