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Read online Of Mice and Men.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Of Mice and Men The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world Drifters in search of work George and his simple minded friend Lennie have nothing in the world except each other and a dream a dream that one day they will have some land of their own Eventually they find work on a ranch in California s Salinas Valley but their hopes are doomed as Lennie struggling against extreme cruelty misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy becomes a victim of his own strength Tackling universal themes such as the friendship of a shared vision and giving voice to America s lonely and dispossessed i Of Mice and Men i has proved one of Steinbeck s most popular works achieving success as a novel a Broadway play and three acclaimed films by John Steinbeck

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Of Mice and Men
Title:Of Mice and Men
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ISBN:0142000671
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Number of Pages:112
Category:Classics, Fiction, School, Literature, Historical fiction, Read for school, Novels, American, High school, Classic literature
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East of Eden, The Winter of Our Discontent, Cannery Row, The Pearl, The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, The Moon Is Down, Travels with Charley: In Search of America, The Grapes of Wrath, Tortilla Flat
Ethan Allen Hawley the protagonist of Steinbeck s last novel works as a clerk in a grocery store that his family once owned With Ethan no longer a member of Long Island s aristocratic class his wife is restless and his teenage children are hungry for the tantalizing material comforts he cannot provide Then one day in a moment of moral crisis Ethan decides to take a holiday from his own scrupulous standards br br Set in Steinbeck s contemporary America the novel explores the tenuous line between private and public honesty that today ranks it alongside his most acclaimed works of penetrating insight into the American condition This edition features an introduction and notes by Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw, b An intimate journey across and in search of America as told by one of its most beloved writers in a deluxe centennial edition b br br In September John Steinbeck embarked on a journey across America He felt that he might have lost touch with the country with its speech the smell of its grass and trees its color and quality of light the pulse of its people To reassure himself he set out on a voyage of rediscovery of the American identity accompanied by a distinguished French poodle named Charley and riding in a three quarter ton pickup truck named Rocinante br br His course took him through almost forty states northward from Long Island to Maine through the Midwest to Chicago onward by way of Minnesota North Dakota Montana with which he fell in love and Idaho to Seattle south to San Francisco and his birthplace Salinas eastward through the Mojave New Mexico Arizona to the vast hospitality of Texas to New Orleans and a shocking drama of desegregation finally on the last leg through Alabama Virginia Pennsylvania and New Jersey to New York br br i Travels with Charley in Search of America i is an intimate look at one of America s most beloved writers in the later years of his life a self portrait of a man who never wrote an explicit autobiography Written during a time of upheaval and racial tension in the South which Steinbeck witnessed firsthand i Travels with Charley i is a stunning evocation of America on the eve of a tumultuous decade, The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world Drifters in search of work George and his simple minded friend Lennie have nothing in the world except each other and a dream a dream that one day they will have some land of their own Eventually they find work on a ranch in California s Salinas Valley but their hopes are doomed as Lennie struggling against extreme cruelty misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy becomes a victim of his own strength Tackling universal themes such as the friendship of a shared vision and giving voice to America s lonely and dispossessed i Of Mice and Men i has proved one of Steinbeck s most popular works achieving success as a novel a Broadway play and three acclaimed films, Steinbeck is an artist and he tells the stories of these lovable thieves and adulterers with a gentle and poetic purity of heart and of prose New York Herald Tribune br br Adopting the structure and themes of the Arthurian legend Steinbeck created a Camelot on a shabby hillside above the town of Monterey California and peopled it with a colorful band of knights At the center of the tale is Danny whose house like Arthur s castle becomes a gathering place for men looking for adventure camaraderie and a sense of belonging These knights are i paisanos i men of mixed heritage whose ancestors settled California hundreds of years before Free of ties to jobs and other complications of the American way of life they fiercely resist the corrupting tide of honest toil in the surrounding ocean of civil rectitude br br As Steinbeck chronicles their deeds their multiple loves their wonderful brawls their Rabelaisian wine drinking he spins a tale as compelling and ultimately as touched by sorrow as the famous legends of the Round Table which inspired him