Drew Beaty English 8HP-7 October 27, 2012 John Steinbeck Sources

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Claim to Fame Renowned author Prominent spokesperson for the victims of the Great Depression Early Life Full name is John Ernst Steinbeck Born- February 27, 1902 Son of a local politician and schoolteacher Worked as a laboratory assistant Went to Stanford for six years Died-December 28, 1968 Career 1925- Went to New York for impressions for his first novel Wrote twenty-seven books between 1929 and 1962 Won the Pulitzer Prize; 1940 Won the Nobel Prize; 1962 Wrote Grapes of Wrath Wrote Of mice and men Wrote The Pearl Critical Quote A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. --John Steinbeck

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