Author(s): John Steinbeck
This is a portrait of people on the margin of society, dependent on one another for both physical and emotional survival. Written in 1945, this book focuses on the acceptance of life as it is: both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual.
Author won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962
John Steinbeck knew and understood America and Americans better than any other writer of the twentieth century. ("The Dallas Morning News") A man whose work was equal to the vast social themes that drove him. (Don DeLillo)