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Tortilla Flat/Of Mice and Men

4.06  ·  Rating Details ·  82 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hardcover, 500 pages
Published 1995 by Book-of-the-Month Club

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Clareece
Feb 23, 2015 Clareece rated it liked it
Shelves: classic
I did not like the cursing, using the Lord's name in vain and such. There were also references to drinking, prostitution, fighting, stealing, and gambling that I disliked as well. The story lines were alright. The characters in these books were shady, unethical, hence all the above references. The style of the author's writing was excellent, profound drama. I watched my brother play Lennie last year in our local theater group, Great River Players, and the ending moved me to tears, makes you wond ...more
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Oct 09, 2012 Amanda rated it it was amazing
Still my two most favorite stories of all time. Steinbeck's way of seamlessly writing a story makes me feel like I'm sitting in a room with an old friend, drinking a beer and just catching up on our lives.
Katherine
Mar 30, 2011 Katherine rated it did not like it
I really love the way John Steinbeck writes. All the metaphors and descriptive language is incredible, but his choice of topics always irritates me. All of his books are based in California and all are somber, morbid, and generally frustrating. They are very well-written, though.
Dan
Nov 22, 2012 Dan rated it it was amazing
Steinbeck is one of my all-time favourite authors, doing what so few twentieth-century writers do well, telling men's stories and giving them a voice they would otherwise not find for themselves.
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John Steinbeck III was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939 and the novella Of Mice and Men, published in 1937. In all, he wrote twenty-five books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and several collections of short stories.

In 1962 Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Steinbeck grew up in the Salinas Valley
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