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An edition of Of Mice and Men (1937)

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck Centennial Edition (8)
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An intimate portrait of two men who cherish the slim bond between them and the dream they share in a world marred by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. Clinging to each other in their Loneliness and alienation, George and his simple-minded friend Lenny dream, as drifters will, of a place to call their own—a couple of acres and a few pigs, chickens, and rabbits back in Hill Country where land is cheap. But after they come to work on a ranch in the fer- tile Salinas Valley of California, their hopes, like "the best laid schemes o' mice an' men," begin to go awry.

Of Mice and Men also represents an experiment in form, as Steinbeck described his work, "a kind of playable novel, written in novel form but so scened and set that it can be played as it stands." A rarity in American letters, it achieved remarkable success as a novel, a Broadway play, and three acclaimed films. Steinbeck's tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America's most widely read and beloved novels.
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Of Mice and Men

First published in 1937



Work Description

The second book in John Steinbeck’s labor trilogy, Of Mice and Men is a touching tale of two migrant laborers in search of work and eventual liberation from their social circumstances. Fiercely devoted to one another, George and Lennie plan to save up to finance their dream of someday owning a small piece of land. The pair seems unstoppable until tragedy strikes and their hopes come crashing down, forcing George to make a difficult decision regarding the welfare of his best friend.

The novel is set on a ranch in Soledad, CA. Author Frank Bergon recalls reading Of Mice and Men for the first time as a teenager living in the San Joaquin Valley and remembers how he saw “as if in a jolt of light the ordinary surroundings of [his] life become worthy of literature.” Steinbeck works to propagate the notion that meaningful stories emerge from the marginalized; that even those on the fringes of society can make deserving contributions to the literary canon.

Source: http://www.steinbeck.org/about-john/his-works/



Also contained in:
- Cannery Row / Of Mice and Men
- The Grapes of Wrath / The Moon is Down / Cannery Row / East of Eden / Of Mice and Men
- The Short Novels of John Steinbeck
- Steinbeck
- Steinbeck Pocket Book

Excerpts

A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to
the hillside bank and runs deep and green.
added by Lisa.) "first sentence"

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Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck Centennial Edition (8)

This edition was published in by Penguin Books in New York.


Edition Description

An intimate portrait of two men who cherish the slim bond between them and the dream they share in a world marred by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. Clinging to each other in their Loneliness and alienation, George and his simple-minded friend Lenny dream, as drifters will, of a place to call their own—a couple of acres and a few pigs, chickens, and rabbits back in Hill Country where land is cheap. But after they come to work on a ranch in the fer- tile Salinas Valley of California, their hopes, like "the best laid schemes o' mice an' men," begin to go awry.

Of Mice and Men also represents an experiment in form, as Steinbeck described his work, "a kind of playable novel, written in novel form but so scened and set that it can be played as it stands." A rarity in American letters, it achieved remarkable success as a novel, a Broadway play, and three acclaimed films. Steinbeck's tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America's most widely read and beloved novels.
--front flap

Edition Notes

US/CAN

Copyright Date
1965

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.52
Library of Congress
PS3537.T3234 O2 2002

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
103p.
Number of pages
112

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Open Library
OL31978228M
Internet Archive
ofmicemencent00stei
ISBN 10
0142000671
ISBN 13
9780142000670
LC Control Number
2001056108
OCLC/WorldCat
750699465
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9780142000670
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