By Susan Shillinglaw
This half paintings e-book, half biography, and half commute advisor deals perception into how landscapes and townscapes prompted John Steinbeck's inventive technique and the way, in flip, his legacy has stimulated sleek California. numerous different types of readers will get pleasure from the knowledge during this guide—literary pilgrims will examine extra concerning the country featured so prominently in Steinbeck's paintings, travelers can stopover at an analogous constructions that he lived in and wrote approximately, and historians will savour the engrossing standpoint on everyday life in early and mid 20th-century California. providing a wholly new point of view on Steinbeck and the folk and areas that he delivered to existence in his writing, this version features a very good number of pictures, sketches, and work, together with a few from deepest, infrequently obvious collections. With a brand new preface from the writer, up-to-date information on featured web content, a brand new dialogue on Steinbeck’s ecological pursuits and actions, and a longer exploration of his many travels to Mexico, readers will locate relish this depiction of the symbiotic courting among an writer and his favourite locations.
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A Journey into Steinbeck's California by Susan Shillinglaw