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Mad at the World

Mad at the World vibrantly illuminates the life and work of John Steinbeck, a writer who is still widely read and relevant today.

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Review of ‘Mad at the World’

John Steinbeck just might be the novelist for our time. In his sprawling epic The Grapes of Wrath, he captured Americans’ peculiar yearning for a life not their own, the promise of wealth beyond the veil of desolation and the wretched impossibility of such a promise. Steinbeck’s other epic, East of Eden, illustrates the ragged…

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