John Steinbeck Quote

John Steinbeck
Original: "... and what good is warmth without cold to give it sweetness?" - Travels with Charley and later novels, 1947-1962 (Library of America, 2007)
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What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.  - John Steinbeck
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Interview with Robert van Gelder (April 1947), as quoted in John Steinbeck : A Biography (1994) by Jay Parini

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Born: February 27, 1902

Died: December 20, 1968 (aged 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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