Author

John Steinbeck

American writer

1902   -   1968

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Stanford University
occupation: writer, screenwriter, journalist, novelist, author
award received: Nobel Prize in Literature, Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Book Award for Fiction, California Hall of Fame, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

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John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (; February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author. He won the 1962 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.During his writing career, he authored 33 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels Tortilla Flat (1935) and Cannery Row (1945), the multi-generation epic East of Eden (1952), and the novellas Of Mice and Men (1937) and The Red Pony (1937). The Pulitzer Prize-winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American literary canon. In the first 75 years after it was published, it sold 14 million copies.Most of Steinbeck's work is set in central California, particularly in the Salinas Valley and the California Coast Ranges region. His works frequently explored the themes of fate and injustice, especially as applied to downtrodden or everyman protagonists.
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works

35

A Russian Journal

book by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck, Robert Capa

1948

The Grapes of Wrath

1939 American realist novel by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1939

To a God Unknown

novel by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1933

The Pastures of Heaven

book by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1932

Of Mice and Men

1937 novella by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1937

In Dubious Battle

novel by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1936

Tortilla Flat

novel by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1935

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

travelogue by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1962

East of Eden

novel by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1952

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