The grapes of wrath

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers.First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s 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 forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity. A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one man’s fierce reaction to injustice, and of one woman’s stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great Depression and probes into the very nature of equality and justice in America. At once a naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, road novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck’s powerful landmark novel is perhaps the most American of American Classics.This Centennial edition, specially designed to commemorate one hundred years of Steinbeck, features french flaps and deckle-edged pages.For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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subject_facet Agricultural laborers -- Fiction, California, California -- Fiction, Classics, Depressions, Depressions -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Electronic books, Farm family -- Fiction, Fiction, Great Depression, 1929-1939 -- Fiction, Labor camps, Labor camps -- Fiction, Literary, Migrant agricultural laborers, Migrant agricultural laborers -- Fiction, Migrant labor -- Fiction, Oklahoma, Oklahoma -- Fiction, Political fiction, Rural families, Rural families -- Fiction
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title_full The Grapes of Wrath, The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck ; introduction and notes by Robert DeMott, The grapes of wrath [electronic resource] / John Steinbeck
title_short The grapes of wrath
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topic_facet Agricultural laborers, Classic Literature, Classics, Depressions, Drama, Farm family, Fiction, Great Depression, 1929-1939, Labor camps, Literary, Literature, Migrant agricultural laborers, Migrant labor, Rural families