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Steinbeck's Synthetic Grapes

One of the major social justice novels of the Depression era, The Grapes of Wrath, just turned 75.

National Public Radio commemorated this milestone. 457 more words

Cinema

Write What I know? On Character Development

If you are reading this, thank you. There are a lot of voices out here, so I am grateful for any listeners. I recently asked some friends what subjects I could blog about, which would be useful and they might actually be likely to read. 678 more words

Character Development

Solo Travels: Road Trip America

“When I was very young and the urge to be someplace else was on me, I was assured by people that maturity would cure that itch.

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America

Of Mice and Men

By John Steinbeck
Just like heaven. Ever’body wants a little piece of lan’.  I read plenty of books out here.  Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.   362 more words
Book Review

Top Five Friday: American Classics

Today, I finished reading a really interesting adaptation of a classic novel. I don’t want to say any more about it now (I’ll save it for my review!), but it got me thinking about my favorite classics. 612 more words

Top Five Friday

Facsimile Edition: The Grapes of Wrath

A 1967 facsimile first edition of The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck has arrived this week.

It comes with a hard slipcase with the same design as the front and back covers of the book. Our price is $45.00.

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