Travels With Charley In Search Of America by John SteinbeckTravels With Charley In Search Of America by John Steinbeck

Travels With Charley In Search Of America

byJohn SteinbeckRead byGary Sinise

Audio Book (CD) | June 29, 2011

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An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers
 
To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the colors and the light—these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.

With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and the country roads, dines with truckers, encounters bears at Yellowstone and old friends in San Francisco. Along the way he reflects on the American character, racial hostility, the particular form of American loneliness he finds almost everywhere, and  the unexpected kindness of strangers.
John Steinbeck, born in Salinas, California, in 1902, grew up in a fertile agricultural valley, about twenty-five miles from the Pacific Coast. Both the valley and the coast would serve as settings for some of his best fiction. In 1919 he went to Stanford University, where he intermittently enrolled in literature and writing courses u...
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Title:Travels With Charley In Search Of AmericaFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:1 pages, 5.76 × 5.19 × 0.78 inPublished:June 29, 2011Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142429198

ISBN - 13:9780142429198

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