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John Steinbeck's America: Home

Links to history and literature resources useful in the study of John Steinbeck, his contemporaries, and his times.


Images used in this guide:

Photograph of John Steinbeck, 1930
Book cover, In Dubious Battle, first edition, 1936
Book cover, Of Mice and Men, first edition, 1937
Pamphlet, Their Blood is Strong, 1938. Photograph by Dorthea Lange
Book cover, The Grapes of Wrath, first edition, 1937
Book cover, The Log from the Sea of Cortez: a Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research, first edition, 1941 
Book cover, The Moon is Down, first edition, 1942
Book cover, Bombs Away: the Story of a Bomber Team, first edition, 1942
​Book cover, Cannery Row, first edition, 1945
Book cover, A Russian Journal, first edition, 1948
Book cover, East of Eden, first edition, 1952
Book cover, Once There was a War, first edition, 1958
Book cover, Travels with Charley, first edition, 1962
Book cover, Steinbeck: a Life in Letters, 1975
Book cover, Working Days: the Journals of The Grapes of Wrath, 1938-1941, 1989
Book cover, Journal of a Novel: the East of Eden Letters, 1969
Poster, The Grapes of Wrath (film), 1940

Guide created and maintained by Liorah Golomb, Humanities Librarian, and Laurie Scrivener, History and Area Studies Librarian.