Bronx Chronicle Birthday of the Day February 27, 2016

John Steinbeck (1902)

Steinbeck was an American writer perhapsbest remembered for his strong, Pulitzer Prize-winning sociological novel The Grapes ofWrath, which is widely considered one of thegreat American novels of the 20th century. Hislater novels include Cannery Row, The Pearl,and East of Eden. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in1962. One of Steinbeck’s last works was Travels with Charley, atravelogue about a road trip across America. Who was Charley?More…


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