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John Steinbeck, the voice of the land by Keith Ferrell

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Published by M. Evans in New York .
Written in English



  • Salinas River Valley (Calif.)


  • Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Salinas River Valley (Calif.) -- Biography.,
  • Salinas River Valley (Calif.) -- In literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementKeith Ferrell.
LC ClassificationsPS3537.T3234 Z634 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2725863M
ISBN 100871314800
LC Control Number86019623

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John Steinbeck, the voice of the land. [Keith Ferrell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Keith Ferrell. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try. John Steinbeck's groundbreaking and often controversial work, with its eye on the common people, earned him both high praise and sharp criticism. In addition to his novels, Steinbeck produced newspaper and travel articles, short stories, plays, and film scripts. The Grapes of Wrath is an American realist novel written by John Steinbeck and published in The book won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and it was cited prominently when Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Set during the Great Depression, the novel focuses on the Joads, a poor family of tenant farmers driven from their Oklahoma home by drought.

John Steinbeck: The Voice of the Land. New York: Evans, pp. $ New York: Evans, pp. $ The dustcover of John Steinbeck: The Voice of the Land describes Keith Ferrell as "the author of three other books for young readers," literary biographies of H. G. Wells, Ernest Hemingway, and George Orwell. John Steinbeck, in full John Ernst Steinbeck, (born Febru , Salinas, California, U.S.—died Decem , New York, New York), American novelist, best known for The Grapes of Wrath (), which summed up the bitterness of the Great Depression decade and aroused widespread sympathy for the plight of migratory farmworkers. He. Description: In a period of dearth in writing even within academic circle, this collection of poems, "a silent voice in the land" coming as a second publication of a collection of poems by this author is a good source of reprieve that perhaps all is not lost in the art of writing. tweet. John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (/ ˈ s t aɪ n b ɛ k /; Febru – Decem ) was an American won the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception." He has been called "a giant of American letters," and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.