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John Steinbeck

A Twentieth-century Life

By Milton Meltzer, 1915-2009

John Steinbeck consistently appears on class reading lists across the U.S., and his work has influenced generations. Steinbeck lived and wrote during some of the most eventful and controversial eras of twentieth-century America, including the struggles of California?s migrant workers during the 1930s, which led to his masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath.

A complicated man whose personal life often took a backseat to his writing?he fought his way through three marriages, was a distant father, and battled with alcoholism?Steinbeck wrote because he was compelled to. Yet he always doubted his abilities, and lived in fear of never writing a decent book.

Milton Meltzer?s biography includes numerous excerpts of this iconic author?s writing, and is the latest addition to the Up Close series.

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Publish Date

2008

ISBN

9780670061396


Format: Book
Author: Meltzer, Milton, 1915-2009
Title: John Steinbeck : a twentieth-century life / by Milton Meltzer.
Publisher Date: New York : Viking, 2008.
Subject: Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography Authors
Isbn: 9780670061396 0670061395
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System Items Available: 7
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Call Number: B Steinbeck
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Format: Book
Author: Meltzer, Milton, 1915-2009
Title: John Steinbeck : a twentieth-century life / by Milton Meltzer.
Publisher, Date: New York : Viking, 2008.
Description: 237 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Series: Up close
Series: Up close
Subjects: Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Subjects: Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Subjects: Authors
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-229) and index.
LCCN: 2007036424
ISBN: 9780670061396
ISBN: 0670061395
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: B Steinbeck