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by John Steinbeck

Author: John Steinbeck
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: G K Hall & Co (January 1, 2000)
Pages: 328 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.5
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Penguin books travels with charley. Born in Salinas, California, in 1902, JOHN STEINBECK grew up in a fertile agricultural valley about twenty-five miles from the Pacific Coast-and both valley and coast would serve as settings for some of his best fiction. In 1919 he went to Stanford University, where he intermittently enrolled in literature and writing courses until he left in 1925 without taking a degree.

Travels with charley i. .After forty years in the painful wet desert with no cloud by day nor pillar of fire by night to guide us, we came to a damp little shut-up town whose name escapes me because I never learned it. Everything was closed-everything but one small service station. The owner was a giant with a scarred face and an evil white eye.Charley, in the dark seat beside me, mentioned a difficulty with a little moaning sigh. What does your nose say that was?"

Travels with charley i.In this imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling California's back roads, Steinbeck creates a vivid assortment of characters, all running away from their shattered dreams but hoping that they are running toward the promise of a future. ISBN 978-0-14-243787-2. The Winter of Our Discontent.

In establishing contact with strange people, Charley is my ambassador

Travels with charley i.In establishing contact with strange people, Charley is my ambassador. I release him, and he drifts toward the objective, or rather to whatever the objective may be preparing for dinner. On an impulse I pressed down the lever of the cattle caller and a bellow came out like that of a Miura bull as he poises before firing himself at the butterfly sweep of his first veronica.

Being well aware of the recent challenges of the historical authenticity of the writings of the book, I plunged .

Being well aware of the recent challenges of the historical authenticity of the writings of the book, I plunged into this travelogue with the same fascination of reading Mr. Steinbeck’s other books. It presents itself as an intriguing look of America in the early 1960’s. For how can one know color in perpetual green, and what good is warmth without cold to give it sweetness" "We value virtue but do not discuss i.

Series: THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE PRINT PERENNIAL BESTSELLERS SERIES. Hardcover: 481 pages.

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To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the tress, to see the colors and the light—these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.

With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and the country roads, dines with truckers, encounters bears at Yellowstone and old friends in San Francisco. And he reflects on the American character, racial hostility, on a particular form of American loneliness he finds almost everywhere, and on the unexpected kindness of strangers that is also a very real part of our national identity.