The Wayward Bus
In his first novel to follow the publication of his enormous success, The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck’s vision comes wonderfully to life in this imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling California’s back roads, transporting the lost and the lonely, the good and the greedy, the stupid and the scheming, the beautiful and the vicious away from their shattered dreams and, possibly, toward the promise of the future. This edition features an introduction by Gary Scharnhorst.
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From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing
My OWCP doc suggested this book and I'm sure glad he did! I already admire Steinbeck immensely and this just adds to it! This tale gives us a deep look at 6 weary travelers, a bus driver, his wife ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jeffome - LibraryThing
What a difference a day makes. Great Steinbeck book that takes place in just one day. A neat study of how our destinies can be drastically altered by the simplest of incidents...a bus breakdown, for ... Read full review