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Presents the author's last published work, accompanied by his newspaper articles that inspired "The Grapes of Wrath," his writings on San Francisco, Monterey, and other locations, and his reflections on such friends as Henry Ford, Robert Capa, and Ed Ricketts.
More than four decades after his death, John Steinbeck remains one of the nation's most beloved authors. Yet few know of his career as a journalist who covered world events from the Great Depression to Vietnam. Now, this distinctive collection offers a portrait of the artist as citizen, deeply engaged in the world around him. In addition to the complete text of Steinbeck's last published book, America and Americans, this volume brings together for the first time more than fifty of Steinbeck's finest essays and journalistic pieces on Salinas, Sag Harbor, Arthur Miller, Woody Guthrie, the Vietnam War and more. This edition is edited by Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw and Steinbeck biographer Jackson J. Benson. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.
This celebrated and fully illustrated work brings Dickens into close focus as a key commentator on America. He turns his satiric pen on 19th-century American society during his visits in 1842 and 1867-68.
A Limey and a Yank who have both gone native down under analyze the particularities of American immigration after World War II and the general context in which the migrations of tens of thousands of people took place. They create a holistic picture of the pattern by integrating individual experience