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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“I’ve heard he could lick five cops with his bare hands.” Jim grinned. “I guess he could, but every time he went out he met six.” Jim Nolan talking about his father Roy. Pretty much sums up this book ... Read full review

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Indubious Battle by John Steinbeck 1936 original about labor strikes and how the workers during the Depression years in CA. Jim Nolan, the leader as he strives to find his identity. Includes the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
vii
Suggestions for Further Reading
xxv
A Note on the Text
xxvii
In Dubious Battle
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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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