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East of Eden

Cal Trask is considered the "bad" son of taciturn Salinas Valley lettuce farmer Adam Trask. Although Cal always means well, he just can't stay out of trouble. Neither is Cal able to match the high esteem in which his fat...

East of Eden

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years la...

The moon is down —Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968, author.

In this masterful account set in Norway during World War II, Steinbeck explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. Occupied by Nazi troops, a small, peaceable town comes face to face with e...

Working days : the journals of the Grapes of Wrath, 1938-1941 —Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.

This journal, like the novel it chronicles, tells a tale of dramatic proportions--of dogged determination and inspiration, yet also of paranoia, self-doubt, and obstacles. It records in intimate detail the conception and...

Cannery row. —Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
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1960
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Unburdened by the material necessities of the more fortunate, the denizens of Cannery Row discover rewards unknown in more traditional society. Henry the painter sorts through junk lots for pieces of wood to incorporate ...

East of Eden

Based on John Steinbeck's novel and directed by award-winning director Elia Kazan. The emotionally charged film tells the story of lonely youth Cal, who vies for the affection of his hardened father and favored brother, ...

Lifeboat

When their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German ...

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