Cannery Row - Penguin twentieth century classics - John Steinbeck - Books - Penguin Putnam Inc.,US - 9780140187373 - June 24, 1999
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John Steinbeck

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Published in 1945, Cannery Rowfocuses on the acceptance of life as it is: both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual. Drawing on his memories of the real inhabitants of Monterey, California, including longtime friend Ed Ricketts, Steinbeck interweaves the stories of Doc, Dora, Mack and his boys, Lee Chong, and the other characters in this world where only the fittest survive, to create a novel that is at once one of his most humorous and poignant works. In her introduction, Susan Shillinglaw shows how the novel expresses, both in style and theme, much that is essentially Steinbeck: “scientific detachment, empathy toward the lonely and depressed…and, at the darkest level…the terror of isolation and nothingness.?

224 pages

Media Books     Paperback Book   (Book with soft cover and glued back)
Released June 24, 1999
ISBN13 9780140187373
Publishers Penguin Putnam Inc.,US
Pages 224
Dimensions 197 × 129 × 25 mm   ·   182 g
Language English  

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