In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row—the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears—from Doc, based on Steinbeck’s lifelong friend Ed Ricketts, to Fauna, new headmistress of the local brothel, to Hazel, a bum whose mother must have wanted a daughter. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by Robert DeMott.
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Review: Sweet ThursdayUser 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 ThursdayUser 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
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