Travels with Charley

A rugged and passionate adventure of self-identity, Steinbeck's vision of the changing world still speaks to us prophetically through the decades. 'Delightful. This is a book to be read slowly for its savor.' The Atlantic

Travels with Charley

Travels with Charley

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.

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Travels with Charley
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: John Steinbeck
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-03-01 - Publisher: Penguin UK

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
Travels with Charley in Search of America
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: John Steinbeck
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-02 - Publisher: Penguin

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
Travels with Charley in Search of America
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: John Steinbeck
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02 - Publisher:

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Travels with Charley
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass, John Steinbeck
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

Penguin Classics commemorates the 50th anniversary of Steinbeck's Nobel Prize with two stunning new editions of his best-loved worksAt age fifty-eight, John Steinbeck and his poodle, Charley, embarked on a journey across America. This chronicle of their trip meanders from small towns to growing cities to glorious wilderness oases. Still
Travels with Charley and Later Novels, 1947-1962
Language: en
Pages: 990
Authors: John Steinbeck, Robert J. DeMott
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

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.

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