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The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanizedand sometimes outragedmillions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbecks Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads-driven from their homestead and f...
Publish Date
March 28
First Published in 1939
Goodreads rating
Dec 21, 1994
I read many American novels, and recall especially John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, in which I found many similarities between the plight of the migrant workers in that novel and our own laborers and farm-workers.      source
Jun 10, 2019
@Maysaloon great book!      source
Dec 02, 2020
@dryadboy one of my very favorite books!      source
Dec 04, 2020
@KenJennings @VaguelyFunnyDan Such a powerful book.      source
Aug 20, 2020
@edalexport @TianaTheFirst Read it a few times over the years. Possibly my favorite book. That was exactly what I was likening California’s current bureaucracy to —Steinbeck wouldn’t in a million years be a Trump supporter and probably not even a Republican today, but he did always hate gov’t bureaucracy      source