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Travels with Charley

Travels with Charley
In Search of America

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 2001-03-01
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0141190663
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In 1960, when he was almost sixty years old, John Steinbeck set out to rediscover his native land. He felt that he might have lost touch with its sights, sounds and the essence of its people. Accompanied only by his dog, Charley, he travelled all across the United States in a pick-up truck. His journey took him through almost forty states, and he saw things that made him proud, angry, sympathetic and elated. All that he saw and experienced is described with remarkable honesty and insight. Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. During the 1930s, his works included The Red Pony, Pastures of Heaven, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, and Of Mice and Men. The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939, earned him a Pulitzer Prize. In 1962, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Travels with Charley in Search of America

Travels with Charley in Search of America
(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2012-10-02
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1101615168
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An intimate journey across and in search of America, as told by one of its most beloved writers, in a deluxe centennial edition In September 1960, John Steinbeck embarked on a journey across America. He felt that he might have lost touch with the country, with its speech, the smell of its grass and trees, its color and quality of light, the pulse of its people. To reassure himself, he set out on a voyage of rediscovery of the American identity, accompanied by a distinguished French poodle named Charley; and riding in a three-quarter-ton pickup truck named Rocinante. His course took him through almost forty states: northward from Long Island to Maine; through the Midwest to Chicago; onward by way of Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana (with which he fell in love), and Idaho to Seattle, south to San Francisco and his birthplace, Salinas; eastward through the Mojave, New Mexico, Arizona, to the vast hospitality of Texas, to New Orleans and a shocking drama of desegregation; finally, on the last leg, through Alabama, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to New York. Travels with Charley in Search of America is an intimate look at one of America's most beloved writers in the later years of his life—a self-portrait of a man who never wrote an explicit autobiography. Written during a time of upheaval and racial tension in the South—which Steinbeck witnessed firsthand—Travels with Charley is a stunning evocation of America on the eve of a tumultuous decade. This Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition also features French flaps and deckle-edged paper. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Travels with Charley

Travels with Charley
In Search of America

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 9780140187410
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Steinbeck records his emotions and experiences during a journey of rediscovery in his native land

Travels with Charley and Later Novels, 1947-1962

Travels with Charley and Later Novels, 1947-1962
A Book

by John Steinbeck,Robert J. DeMott

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2007
  • Pages : 990
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A final installment of a four-part collection of the classic American writer's works features his later novels, including The Wayward Bus, Burning Bright, Sweet Thursday, and The Winter of Our Discontent, in a volume that is complemented by his final published account, Travels with Charley.

In America

In America
Travels with John Steinbeck

by Geert Mak

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2014-11-20
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN : 1448139686
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In 1960 John Steinbeck and his dog Charley set out in their green pickup truck to rediscover the soul of America, visiting small towns and cities from New York to New Orleans.The trip became Travels With Charley, one of his best-loved books. Half a century on, Geert Mak sets off from Steinbeck’s home. Mile after mile, as he retraces Steinbeck’s footsteps through the potato fields of Maine to the endless prairies of the Midwest and stumbles across glistening suburbs and boarded-up stores, Mak searches for the roots of America and what remains of the world Steinbeck describes. How has America changed in the last fifty years; what remains of the American dream; and what do Europe and America now have in common?

Travels with Charley ; in Search of the American

Travels with Charley ; in Search of the American
A Book

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Travels with Charley

Travels with Charley
In Search of America

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2000
  • Pages : 82
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Travels with Charley, by John Steinbeck

Travels with Charley, by John Steinbeck
Literature Test, Objective

by Perfection Form Company

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1970*
  • Pages : 4
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Quicklet on John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley in Search of America (CliffNotes-like Summary)

Quicklet on John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley in Search of America (CliffNotes-like Summary)
A Book

by David Shook

  • Publisher : Hyperink Inc
  • Release : 2012-02-24
  • Pages : 29
  • ISBN : 1614641595
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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ABOUT THE BOOK I came to John Steinbeck’s work through his novella The Pearl, a diminutive but dark allegory about a Native American pearl diver whose discovery of an enormous pearl hurls him and his family into a world of greed and its disastrous consequences. From The Pearl, I found Cannery Row, my favorite Steinbeck novel. From its first sentence, Steinbeck’s descriptions vibrate with the same energy and poetry that his eclectic cast of outcasts embody as they throw unauthorized parties and philosophize with Doc, based on Steinbeck’s real-life friend Ed Ricketts, on 1920s Monterey Bay, the American sardine capital at that time. “Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.” I turned next to Steinbeck’s nonfiction, attracted to Travels with Charley: In Search of America because of my own experiences on Routes 10 and 40, mostly heading west towards California, or back to Oklahoma or Texas to wait until I could go again. Like Steinbeck with his standard poodle Charley, I drove with my steadfast companion, Okie Doke, a considerably smaller pooch. MEET THE AUTHOR David Shook studied endangered languages in Oklahoma and poetry at Oxford. He's published essays about dancing with the President of Burundi and being detained in Equatorial Guinea, and his poetry, translations, and book reviews regularly appear in magazines like Ambit, Poetry, and World Literature Today. His most recent translations include Mario Bellatin’s novella Shiki Nagaoka: A Nose for Fiction, Roberto Bolano’s 1976 manifesto “Leave Everything, Again,” and the selected love poems of Isthmus Zapotec poet Victor Teran. His current writing projects include Kilometer Zero, a covertly filmed documentary about lost Equatoguinean poets, a miniature encyclopedia, and a collection of travel essays. Shook lives with his wife and chihuahua in Los Angeles, where he edits Molossus. He’s a competitive foosballer, miniature book collector, banjolele picker, and aspiring rapper. His moustache is sponsored by Oregon Wild Hair Moustache Wax, the most literary moustache wax in the world. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962, two years after his driving tour across the continent and just months after the publication of Travels with Charley. His winning propelled Travels with Charley to the number one spot on the New York Times Best Seller List. In his acceptance speech he lauded “man’s proven capacity for greatness,” and challenged all writers to celebrate that greatness in their written work. For Steinbeck, that was literature’s ultimate purpose, and he compellingly articulated his opinion throughout his speech: “I hold that the writer who does not believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature.” Born in Salinas, California on 27 February 1902, John Steinbeck witnessed man’s capacity for greatness in the fertile farmlands surrounding the agricultural hub town. While working those fields himself—notably in the company town of Spreckels, which boasted the world’s largest beet sugar processing plant—he witnessed many of man’s less noble attributes, including corporate and individual greed, the poor treatment of migrant workers, and the degradation of the physical environment, all themes he explored in his work. Buy a copy to keep reading!

John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley

John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley
Search of America

by Sam Peckinpah,Warner Bros

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1963
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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CLASSICS Travels with Charley

CLASSICS Travels with Charley
In Search of America

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley

John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley
Parts 1-2

by David Rothenberg

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 830
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Notes on John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley

Notes on John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley
A Book

by College of Careers (Cape Town, South Africa)

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1972
  • Pages : 31
  • ISBN : 9780798501149
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley

John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley
Episode One

by David Rothenberg,Tig Productions

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Steinbeck Centennial Editions

Steinbeck Centennial Editions
Travels With Charley in Search of America/Of Mice and Men/The Grapes of Wrath/The Pearl/East of Eden/Cannery Row

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release : 2002-01-01
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9780147716750
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Centennial boxed set includes: East of Eden, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, Cannery Row, The Pearl, and Travels with Charley in Search of America. @IAmWithSam Lennie came back into the cabin with that look on his face and I said, Lennie, did you kill another woman? He told me he had done it again, he thought. Why do I get stuck with the dangerously disabled? Did Forrest Gump ever hurt anyone? From "Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less"

Travels with Charley at Forty

Travels with Charley at Forty
Notes from the Road

by Gregory MacDonald

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Travels with Charley

Travels with Charley
A Study Guide

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1982
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Travels with Charley, in Searach of America

Travels with Charley, in Searach of America
A Book

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Travels with Charley in Search of America

Travels with Charley in Search of America
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021-02
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9781663605436
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In Search of America

In Search of America
Travels with Charley

by John Steinbeck

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1972
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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