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Their Blood is Strong

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Paperback, 34 pages
Published 1938 by Simon J. Lubin Society

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“If there is developing among them a suspicion and hatred of well-dressed, satisfied people, the reason is not to be sought in their origin nor in any tendency to weakness in their character.” A treasure of factual reporting, this is John Steinbeck’s story from the migrant labor camps of California in 1936 when hundreds of thousands had been forced west by the droughts of the Dust Bowl in the Midwest. As one large farmer said in 1936, “the success of California agriculture requires that we creat ...more
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Starvation Under the Orange Trees should be mandatory reading for any Steinbeck fan.
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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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