Steinbeck, John The Red Pony

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The Red Pony

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When Jody leaves for school one morning, his idol, ranch hand Billy Buck, promises ‘it won’t rain today’. Unfortunately it does, with tragic consequences. This collection of four short stories explores the pains of growing-up and the interdependance of human existence.

What are the themes?

Other cultures, families and generations.

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An ideal introduction to the writing of John Steinbeck.

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Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. His complete works will be published in Penguin Modern Classics.

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Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2011. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 145 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New. A red pony colt was looking at him out of the stall. Its tense ears were forward and a light of disobedience was in its eyes. Its coat was rough and thick as an Airedale s fur and its mane was long and tangled. Jody Tiflin is a ten-year-old boy, living on his father s ranch. One day his father brings home a small pony. He s Jody s, if the boy will learn to feed, clean, stable and care for him. But Jody learns, through the colt, and through his other adventures on the ranch, that with responsibility can come sacrifice and pain. Joy may swiftly turn to tragedy. And he also discover that the simplicities of childhood must eventually turn into the complications of adulthood. The Red Pony is Steinbeck s brilliant, and sometimes brutal, celebration of adolescence. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780142429259

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Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2011. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 145 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New. A red pony colt was looking at him out of the stall. Its tense ears were forward and a light of disobedience was in its eyes. Its coat was rough and thick as an Airedale s fur and its mane was long and tangled. Jody Tiflin is a ten-year-old boy, living on his father s ranch. One day his father brings home a small pony. He s Jody s, if the boy will learn to feed, clean, stable and care for him. But Jody learns, through the colt, and through his other adventures on the ranch, that with responsibility can come sacrifice and pain. Joy may swiftly turn to tragedy. And he also discover that the simplicities of childhood must eventually turn into the complications of adulthood. The Red Pony is Steinbeck s brilliant, and sometimes brutal, celebration of adolescence. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780142429259

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