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AUTHOR: John Steinback
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A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression. Over seventy-five years since its first publication, Steinbeck’s tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America’s most widely read and taught novels. An unlikely pair, George and Lennie, two migrant workers in California during the Great Depression, grasp for their American Dream. They hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp. But even George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him.

Characters:17. Amazon rating: 4 1/2 stars. Genre: Fiction.


 

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CH1   Salinas River.
    Gabilan Mountains.
    Sacramento, California.
    The American River.
    Sacramento River.
    San Quinten Prison.
    MapCalifornia.
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