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John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck is best known for his 1939 novel, The Grapes of Wrath. He served as a war correspondent during World War II and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died in 1968.

— From October 2021
The Dog-Eared Page

from The Grapes Of Wrath

What happened to the folks in that car? Did they walk? Where are they? Where does the courage come from? Where does the terrible faith come from?

October 2021
The Dog-Eared Page

Bodies Of The Giants

I stayed two days close to the bodies of the giants, and there were no trippers, no chattering troupes with cameras. There’s a cathedral hush here. Perhaps the thick soft bark absorbs sound and creates a silence. The trees rise straight up to zenith; there is no horizon.

September 2014
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