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User Review  - chrisblocker - LibraryThing

John Steinbeck found something funny in Monterey, California. The three novels he set in the city make up the author's three most recognized comedies (his only comedies, I believe, with the exception ... Read full review

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User Review  - avidmom - LibraryThing

One night Mack lay back on his bed at the Palace Flophouse and he said, “I ain’t never been satisfied with that book Cannery Row. I would of went about it different.” So begins Steinbeck’s sequel to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Donna828 - LibraryThing

What fun it was to be back on Cannery Row in the company of Doc and the gang from the Palace Flophouse. WWII is over, and Doc returns as a changed and melancholy man. Mack and the new proprietress of ... Read full review

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User Review  - msf59 - LibraryThing

In this wonderful return to Cannery Row, we are back in the arms of Doc, Mack, Hazel and the boys. Some characters have moved on from the first novel and a few new faces are introduced, including a ... Read full review

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User Review  - jnwelch - LibraryThing

Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck is another charmer, a sequel of sorts to the wonderful Cannery Row. In this one, something's off with Doc, the folksy marine biologist who in this one is just back ... Read full review

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User Review  - stuart10er - LibraryThing

Continuation of the stories of the crowd on Cannery Row. Loved both books. Read full review

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User Review  - ericj.dixon - LibraryThing

I loved this book. Very funny Steinbeck. The characters are unforgettable in this continuation to Cannery Row. Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Vionna - Goodreads

A sequel to Cannery Row when Doc, a marine biologist, returns from WWII to find the canning industry in tatters along with his business of providing marine specimens to university. Most of the great ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

very cute book! i love john steinbeck, he is one of my favorites! i hope doc & suzy lived happily ever after and she got her gold star :] "i'm sure we should all be as happy as kings" Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Tyson Call - Goodreads

I almost feel as if I am not qualified to review this book, because barely any of it sunk in. Not until the last 100 pages did I feel interested in the story like I did while reading its prequel ... Read full review

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