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John Steinbeck Info. (1902-1968). Overview. Author of 27 books: East of Eden, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men Won Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of Wrath Received Nobel Prize in 1962. Early Years. Born in Salinas, California - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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John Steinbeck Info.

John Steinbeck Info.(1902-1968)

OverviewAuthor of 27 books: East of Eden, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and MenWon Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of WrathReceived Nobel Prize in 1962

Early YearsBorn in Salinas, CaliforniaGrew up in a rural community working on ranches during the summerFather was a county treasurer and mother was a school teacherAttended Stanford University, but never earned a degreeHis father allowed him to live in a cottage in California after his failed attempts at getting his work published (1928)Lived in relative povertySuccessPublished his first novel in 1935 (Tortilla Flat)considered a successMajor Novels and date of publication:Of Mice and Men (1937)The Grapes of Wrath (1939)Cannery Row (1945)The Pearl (1947)East of Eden (1952)The Winter of Our Discontent (1961)