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East of Eden / John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck is one of the great American writers. His novels and short stories frequently took place in southern and central California and often focuses on themes of love, fate and justice, with ‘everyman’ – often terribly flawed – central characters. 621 more words

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Notorious RBG - Steinbeck called it - "INDESTRCTABLE"

I said, ‘it’s exactly right. We’re both from Brooklyn.’”

“I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she has… 18 more words

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Challenge Yourself

There is a line in East of Eden that says, “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” I interpret it differently than in the novel, and, lately, it’s been my motto. 640 more words

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East of Eden

And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, un-directed. 27 more words

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East of Eden

Lately I’ve been thinking of a book I’d read years ago that was such an utter mindfuck that, upon finishing the book, all I could do was reread the ending and sink into the couch and bawl a little bit. 458 more words

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Seeing Shadows

“Maybe we’re scaring each other, like two children in the dark.”

-John Steinbeck, East of Eden

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