The Pearl ( Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century )

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The Pearl ( Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century )
Contributor(s): Steinbeck, John (Author)
"NEW BOOK"

Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: February 01, 1993
ISBN: 014017737X EAN: 9780140177374
Publisher: Penguin Books


John Steinbeck, born in Salinas, California, in 1902, grew up in a fertile agricultural valley, about twenty-five miles from the Pacific Coast. Both the valley and the coast would serve as settings for some of his best fiction. In 1919 he went to Stanford University, where he intermittently enrolled in literature and writing courses until he left in 1925 without taking a degree. During the next five years he supported himself as a laborer and journalist in New York City, all the time working on his first novel, Cup of Gold (1929).

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