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The Grapes of Wrath.

Stock Code 108643

New York, Viking Press, 1939

Original price $4,841.00 - Original price $4,841.00
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$4,841.00
$4,841.00 - $4,841.00
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'muscles aching to work, minds aching to create - this is man.' . Set during the Great Depression, the novel focuses on the Joads, a poor family of tenant farmers driven from their home by drought, economic hardship, and changes in financial and agricultural industries. Due to their nearly hopeless situation and in part because they were trapped in the Dust Bowl, the Joads set out for California. Along with thousands of other 'Okie', they sought jobs, land, dignity, and a future. Steinbeck was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1940 for this novel.

First edition, first printing; 8vo; publisher's beige cloth, decoration to boards and and titles to spine in brown, pictorial endpapers, yellow topstain, pictorial dust-jacket, a little rubbed and tanned, somewhat sunned at the spine; this is the correct state with, 'FIRST EDITION' on the front flap and with the $2.75 price extant, spotting to fore-edges but a very good copy; 619pp.

Goldstone A12.
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