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Eric Enno Tamm is an author, journalist and analyst with more than 15 years’ experience in the media and non-profit sector. His first book, Beyond The Outer Shores The Untold Story of Ed Ricketts the Pioneering Ecologist Who Inspired John Steinbeck and Joseph Campbell, was a Kiriyama Prize Notable Book in 2005 and his second book, The Horse That Leaps Through Clouds A Tale of Espionage the Silk Road and the Rise of Modern China, is being published in Canada (2010), the United States (2011) and Finland (2011).

Eric has worked as executive director of the B.C. Coastal Community Network, communications director of Ecotrust Canada, and as a correspondent in Europe. His writing has appeared in Wallpaper*, The Globe and Mail, Los Angeles Times Mag
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John Steinbeck, author of "The Grapes of Wrath."


John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath is a ghastly portrait of poverty, filth, human misery, starvation, and injustice. It tells the story of the Joad family, Oklahoma tenant farmers or “Okies,” dispossessed from their Dust Bowl homestead by bankers and wealthy landowners. In a jalopy, the Joads go west along Route 66 in search of greener pastures, the proverbial Promised Land, only to confront... Read more of this blog post »
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Steinbeck's novel is the first to herald the Age of Ecology


John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath is a ghastly portrait of poverty, filth, human misery, starvation, and injustice. It tells the story of the Joad family, Oklahoma tenant farmers or “Okies
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date: September 21, 2010 07:00PM
location: Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver Public Library, Alice MacKay Room (Lower Level), Central Library, 350 Georgia Street, Vancouver, Canada
description: Join author and adventurer Eric Enno Tamm for a reading from his latest book, The Horse That Leaps through Clouds: A Tale of Espionage, the Silk Road and the Rise of Modern China. He'll be presenting a slide show about retracing the epic journey of a Russian spy who trekked from St. Petersburg to Beijing a century ago along the Silk Road.
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