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John Steinbeck
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On Critics - Writers at Work (1977)
John Steinbeck
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Travels with Charley: In Search of America (2001 edition), Penguin UK - ISBN: 9780141190662
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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I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps Oh look at that! Then — whoosh, and I'm gone... and they'll never see anything like it ever again... and they won't be able to forget me — ever.

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