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East of Eden by John Steinbeck
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Aug 22, 2016

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bookshelves: read-in-2011, adult, class-assignment, classic, movie-tv-adaptation
Read from January 05 to April 22, 2011 , read count: 1

It took me a while to get into East of Eden, about halfway. But, once I learned about Timshel, I really enjoyed it and the story had a huge impact on me.

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03/15 page 71
12.0% "It's a strange story so far. I hope I like it." 1 comment
03/28 page 146
24.0% "I'm struggling to keep interest in this book and I'm about 300 pages behind in my class."
03/28 page 174
29.0% "I still have no idea why the Hamilton family is in this book other than so Steinbeck can talk about his family."
03/29 page 201
33.0% "Finally! Adam knows, sort of, what kind of person/monster Cathy really is."
03/29 page 250
41.0% "It's ironic that Cathy means pure since Cathy is anything but pure. She's one scary character. I'd put her near the top of my list of most evil villains."
03/29 page 308
51.0% "I'm finally starting to understand. Chapter 22-24 were by far the most enlightening chapters. I also think I have my topic for my critical analysis."
04/10 page 414
68.0% "I'm so close. ... Yet so far away."
04/22 page 570
94.0% "A little over 30 pages and I'm done!"
04/22 page 608
100.0% "I'm done! I'm done!"
08/22 marked as: read
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