John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author of 27 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels Tortilla Flat (1935) and Cannery Row (1945), the multi-generation epic East of Eden (1952), and the novellas Of Mice and Men (1937) and The Red Pony (1937). The Pulitzer Prize-winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American literary canon. In the first 75 years after it was published, it sold 14 million copies.

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1 Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men

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2 East of Eden East of Eden

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3 The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition) The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition)

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1 Steinbeck: A Life in Letters True to the Title

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