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Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck

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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Overview

The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world. Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie have nothing in the world except each other and a dream--a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch in California’s Salinas Valley, but their hopes are doomed The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world. Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie have nothing in the world except each other and a dream--a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch in California’s Salinas Valley, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie, struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy, becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes such as the friendship of a shared vision, and giving voice to America’s lonely and dispossessed, Of Mice and Men has proved one of Steinbeck’s most popular works, achieving success as a novel, a Broadway play and three acclaimed films.

John Steinbeck

About Of Mice and Men Description

John Steinbeck III was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939 and the novella Of Mice and Men, published in 1937. In all, he wrote twenty-five books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and several collections of short stories. In 1962 Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Steinbeck grew up in the Salinas Valley

Data Book Of Mice and Men

Original Title Of Mice and Men ISBN 0142000671 (ISBN13: 9780142000670 ) Edition Language English Characters George Milton, Lennie Small, Candy, Curley, Curley's Wife...more , Slim, Crooks, Whit, Carlson...less setting Salinas Valley, California (United States) California (United States) Literary Awards New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best American Play (1938) (388)