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Cannery Row–Mack & the Boys

As a group of down-and-out, enterprising but always scheming men who live together in their run-down fish meal shack they call the Palace Flophouse and Grill, Mack and the Boys are, in many aspects, a single character.  371 more words

Social Commentary
The authors’ original words do their work more justice than any book review I write, and when grouped together, the quotes become atmospheric of the state they are set in.
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A Conversation with Hollywood Legend Alex Cord

Many of you will recognize Alex Cord as the character Archangel from the TV series Airwolf, alongside Ernest Borgnine and Jan-Michael Vincent. Cord has also appeared in other hit TV series including: Mission Impossible, Simon and Simon, Jake and the Fatman and Murder She Wrote. 1,416 more words

Other Authors

What Ideas Have In Common With Bunnies

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple, learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.”

—JOHN STEINBECK

HAPPY EASTER. May you have many 

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Art + Creativity

Los vagabundos de la cosecha - John Steinbeck

Una estremecedora realidad que sirvió de base para una gran novela.

Es un breve libro que, al verlo, hace imposible pensar que pueda transmitir con tanta fuerza todo ese testimonio desgarrador que muestra cómo el ser humano es denigrado hasta llegar al punto de perder toda esperanza, rodeado de la miseria y el hambre que lo conducen a abandonarse y, en muchos casos, esperar la muerte. 703 more words

Escritores Norteamericanos

East of Eden's STUFF

Before its over, I may end up writing five different blogs about John Steinbeck’s East of Eden. And since its a classic, thought-provoking, 600-page piece of art, I think it deserves the attention. 225 more words

Writing

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

I read this book originally over 2 years ago for my English coursework, I didn’t enjoy it and didn’t appreciate it back then. Although I had to re-read it this holiday for my GCSE exam and either because I am older or maybe I read it more for pleasure this time but my opinion of it has defiantly changed. 193 more words

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