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By Susan Shillinglaw,Nancy Burnett

This half artwork e-book, half biography, and half commute advisor deals perception into how landscapes and townscapes prompted John Steinbeck's artistic strategy and the way, in flip, his legacy has stimulated glossy California. numerous kinds of readers will savour the data during this guide—literary pilgrims will research extra concerning the nation featured so prominently in Steinbeck's paintings, travelers can stopover at an identical structures that he lived in and wrote approximately, and historians will delight in the engrossing standpoint on everyday life in early and mid 20th-century California. supplying a wholly new point of view on Steinbeck and the folk and locations that he dropped at existence in his writing, this version contains a fabulous number of photos, sketches, and work, together with a few from deepest, hardly visible 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 savour this depiction of the symbiotic dating among an writer and his favourite places.

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