Who is John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (; February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer and the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature winner "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humor and keen social perception." He has been called "a giant of American letters."During his writing career, he authored 33 books, with one book coauthored alongside Edward Ricketts, 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 The Red Pony (1933) and Of Mice and Men (1937). The Pulitzer Prize–winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American l...
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Daniparenteau: "trish triumpho sullivan, owner of salinas’ downtown book & sound, said the newspaper’s retreat feels especially ironic in the hometown of john steinbeck, the nobel prize-winning novelist who once worked as a war correspondent."
Rsslldnphy: did you know that john steinbeck was famous for stealing food from other writers? he was always eating the grapes of roth.
Radionic_powers: john ernst steinbeck jr. was an american writer and the 1962 nobel prize in literature winner "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humor and keen social perception". he has been called "a giant of american letters.
Ivaniano44: on page 105 of 167 of de ratones y hombres, by john steinbeck
Rizacitak251: “i am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.” –john steinbeck
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How many schemes may die
 by Emily Dickinson

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How many schemes may die
In one short Afternoon
Entirely unknown
To those they most concern-
The man that was not lost
Because by accident
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