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East of Eden by John Steinbeck
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Apr 09, 09

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2009, bookclub
Read in April, 2009

East of Eden details the lives of two families living in the Salinas Valley, the Trasks and the Hamiltons. Beautiful characterization. I loved Steinbeck's use of repetition and his layering of Biblical themes.

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Donna I read this two or three times and loved it every time. Have you seen the movie? 'It's not bad!

Stacey I love this one too. It's one of the few "classics" I've actually enjoyed. Maybe because I read it as an adult and didn't have to write a paper on it, but still...

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