Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

This is the sort of book that stirs one so deeply that it is almost impossible to attempt to convey the impression it leaves. It is the story of today's Exodus, of America's great trek, as the hordes of dispossessed tenant farmers from the dust bowl turn their hopes to the promised land of California's fertile valleys. The story of one family, with the "hangers-on" that the great heart of extreme ... Read full review

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Ok, I finally read this masterpiece...and even though I knew what was coming, as the book has seeped into so many creative cracks in the culture, I still loved it and was surprised by the beauty of some of the passages. Steinbeck's a novelist, where Sinclair (Upton) sometimes failed. Read full review

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maryam told me to read this....

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A rather depressing fictional account of the lives of people who moved to California during the Dust Bowl.
This account's validity has been questioned over the years but the novel remains an incredible read nonetheless.

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