John Steinbeck, Writer: A Biography by Jackson J. BensonJohn Steinbeck, Writer: A Biography by Jackson J. Benson

John Steinbeck, Writer: A Biography

byJackson J. Benson

Paperback | December 1, 1990

Pricing and Purchase Info

$48.06 online 
$54.00 list price save 11%
Earn 240 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Drawing on John Steinbeck's papers and photographs, and scores of interviews, Jackson J. Benson explores the influences that contributed to Steinbeck's archetypal sense of American culture and his controversial concerns. An in-depth study of the shy, private individual behind many American classics.
Jackson J. Benson teaches American Literature at San Diego State University. His biography, The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer, won the PEN USA West award for nonfiction. He lives in La Mesa, California.
Loading
Title:John Steinbeck, Writer: A BiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1184 pages, 8.4 × 5.4 × 2 inPublished:December 1, 1990Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014014417X

ISBN - 13:9780140144178

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

Table of Contents

John Steinbeck, WriterPreface
Prefatory Note
Prologue

Part One: The Long Valley
Part Two: Apprenticeship
Part Three: Poverty and Success
Part Four: To New York
Part Five: The Quest for New Directions
Part Six: The Last Battle

Acknowledgments
Notes and Sources
Index

From Our Editors

Drawing on Steinbeck's papers and photographs, and scores of interviews, Benson explores the influences that contributed to Steinbeck's archetypal sense of American culture and his controversial concerns. An in-depth study of the shy, private individual behind many American classics Photographs