John Steinbeck
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Born: February 27, 1902

Died: December 20, 1968 (age 66)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist

Bio: John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden and the novella Of Mice and Men. As the author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

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If I were damned of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine.

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