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Penguin Books Limited, Jul 5, 2001 - Fiction - 400 pages
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A new volume which includes the original screenplay, with its copious director's notes, and the narrative - this has followed on from a previously undiscovered manuscript by Steinbeck being found in the UCLA Research Library - the narrative treatment of the story on which he based his screenplay.

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The screen play is not lazy. What I mean by this is that when the enemy is defeated the hero does not rest. The story continues in order to address the challenges that come with leadership after a villain is vanquished. The story ends only after the protagonist has been truly tested. Read full review


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Steinbeck was nominated for an Academy Award in 1952 for his screenplay, Viva Zapata! The film, based on the life of Mexican peasant revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, stars Marlon Brando, Anthony Quinn ... Read full review

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Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. His complete works are available in Penguin Modern Classics.

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