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The grapes of wrath
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Published:
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1986.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
581 pages ; 19 cm.
Status:
East - Adult Fiction
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Description
The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized--and sometimes outraged--millions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads--driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity. A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one man's fierce reaction to injustice, and of one woman's stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great Depression and probes into the very nature of equality and justice in America. At once a naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, road novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck's powerful landmark novel is perhaps the most American of American Classics. This Centennial edition, specially designed to commemorate one hundred years of Steinbeck, features french flaps and deckle-edged pages. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0142000663, 9780142000663, 9781417670352, 1417670355, 1417747811, 9781417747818, 9780329574277, 0329574272, 0140042393, 9780140042399, 0670347914, 9780670347919, 0808514202, 9780808514206, 9780670016907, 067001690X, 0140281622, 9780140281620
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.9, 25 Points
Lexile measure:
680
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, J. (1986). The grapes of wrath. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. 1986. The Grapes of Wrath. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968, The Grapes of Wrath. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books, 1986.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books, 1986. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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