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John Steinbeck (Author of Of Mice and Men)

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Biography: John Steinbeck: Am American Writer

John Steinbeck

Questions and answers on John Steinbeck. J ohn Steinbeck , born in Salinas, California, came from a family of moderate means. He worked his way through college at Stanford University but never graduated. In he went to New York, where he tried for a few years to establish himself as a free-lance writer, but he failed and returned to California. After publishing some novels and short stories, Steinbeck first became widely known with Tortilla Flat , a series of humorous stories about Monterey paisanos.

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Never wealthy, the family was nonetheless prominent in the small town of 3,, for both parents engaged in community activities. Steinbeck was a Mason; Mrs. Steinbeck, a member of Eastern Star.

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. Steinbeck dropped out of college and worked as a manual laborer before achieving success as a writer. His works often dealt with social and economic issues. John Steinbeck wrote 31 books over the course of his career. Two poor migrant workers, George and Lennie, are working for the American dream in California during the Great Depression. Lennie, who has a mild mental disability, is steadfastly faithful to his friend George, but he has a habit of getting into trouble. Their goal: to own an acre of land and a shack.

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