In Dubious Battle

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Penguin, 2006 - Fiction - 274 pages
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This 1936 novel—set in the California apple country—portrays a strike by migrant workers that metamorphoses from principled defiance into blind fanaticism.

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Not among the author├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs best-known works, this 1936 story of a young man drawn into labor disputes between migrants workers and apple orchard landowners foreshadows the events of ... Read full review

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I really enjoyed this book. It was on the list of books for my history class and I just wrote a paper responding to it. I found the book very easy to read and the characters had a lot of depth. It's a ... Read full review


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JOHN STEINBECK(1902–1968) was born in Salinas, California. He worked as a laborer and a journalist, and in 1935, when he published Tortilla Flat, he achieved popular success and financial security. Steinbeck wrote more than twenty-five novels and won the Nobel Prize in 1962. Nearly all of his books are available in Penguin Classics.

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