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About the Book

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/

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"

136 editions First published in 1937

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Şoareci şi oameni
2017, Editura POLIROM
Paperback in Romanian - TOP 10+
Cover of: Şoareci şi oameni
Şoareci şi oameni
2017, Editura POLIROM
Epub in Romanian - TOP 10+
Cover of: Şoareci şi oameni
Şoareci şi oameni
2017, Editura POLIROM
PDF in Romanian
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Of Mice and Men
2016, Barrington Stoke
Paperback in English - Dyslexia-Friendly Edition
Cover of: Möss och människor
Möss och människor
2014, Albert Bonniers Förlag
eBook in Swedish
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Of Mice and Men: Text and Study Aids
2013, Ernst Klett Sprachen
in English - Klett English Editions
Cover of: Ratos e Homens
Ratos e Homens
2013, L&PM Pocket
Epub in Portuguese
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Of Mice and Men
2009, Penguin Group UK
E-book in English
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Of Mice and Men
May 30, 2007, Hodder
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
January 26, 2006, Penguin Books Ltd
in English
Cover of: De ratones y hombres
De ratones y hombres
May 2004, Edhasa
Hardcover in Spanish
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Of Mice and Men
2003, W.F. Howes
Hardcover in English - Large print edition.
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Of Mice and Men
June 25, 2003, Longman
Hardcover in English - New Ed edition
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Of Mice and Men
January 1, 2003, Highbridge Audio
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Von Mäusen und Menschen
Von Mäusen und Menschen
June 1, 2003, Saur
Hardcover in German
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Of Mice and Men
2002, Penguin Books
Paperback in English - John Steinbeck Centennial Edition
Cover of: Of Mice and Men (SS-Japan)
Of Mice and Men (SS-Japan)
May 30, 2002, Penguin Books Ltd
Paperback
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Von Mäusen und Menschen
January 1, 2002, dtv
Paperback in German
Cover of: De ratones y hombres
De ratones y hombres
June 21, 2002, Vicens Vives
Paperback in Spanish - Rep Tra edition
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Of Mice and Men: Text and Study Aids
January 1, 2001, Klett
Paperback in English
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De ratones y hombres
2001, Mondadori
in Spanish
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De ratones y hombres
2000, Vicens Vives
in Spanish - 3a ed.
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Of Mice and Men
2000, Penguin Books
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
October 26, 2000, Penguin Audiobooks
Audio Cassette in English - Abridged
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Of Mice and Men
2000, Pearson Education Limited / Longman
Hardcover in English - Educational edition
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Of Mice and Men
2000, Penguin Books Ltd
Paperback in English
Cover of: La Fuerza Bruta
La Fuerza Bruta
August 2000, Sudamericana
Paperback in Spanish
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Of Mice and Men
January 1, 2000, Klett
Audio CD in English
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Of Mice and Men
October 1999, Rebound by Sagebrush
School & Library Binding in English
Cover of: De Ratones y Hombres
De Ratones y Hombres
October 1999, Bt Bound
Library Binding in Spanish
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Of Mice and Men
December 1999, Penguin USA Electronic
CD-Rom in English
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Of Mice and Men
1999, Recorded Books
Audio Cassette in English
Cover of: Des souris et des hommes
Des souris et des hommes
December 31, 1998, Editions Flammarion
Mass Market Paperback in French
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Of Mice and Men
July 1997, Penguin Books
in English
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Of Mice and Men
July 1997, Penguin Books
Paperback in English
Cover of: Des souris et des hommes
Des souris et des hommes
1995, Gallimard
Paperback in French
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Of Mice and Men
1995, Mandarin
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1995, Thorndike / G.K. Hall & Co.
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1995, Minerva
in English
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De Ratones y Hombres
January 1, 1995, Aims Intl Books Corp
Paperback in Spanish
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Of Mice and Men
1994, Penguin Books
Electronic resource in English
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Of Mice and Men
February 1, 1994, Penguin Classics
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1994, Penguin Books
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1994, Compact Books
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1994, Penguin Classics
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
1994, Mammoth
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1994, Penguin
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1994, Penguin Books
eBook in English - Deluxe Edition
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Of Mice and Men
1993, Penguin Books
Turtleback Binding: Sewn in English - School and Library Edition
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Of Mice and Men
February 12, 1993, Penguin Audiobooks
Audio Cassette in English
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Of Mice and Men
1993, Penguin Books
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Of Mice and Men
1993, Penguin Books
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1993, Penguin Books
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
1993, Penguin Bookos
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
September 1993, Penguin USA (Paper)
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
1993, John Steinbeck
in English
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Of Mice and Men
Mar 26, 1993, Planeta.
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Of Mice and Men
1992, Mandarin
in English
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Des souris et des hommes
1992, Gallimard
Mass Market Paperback in French - folio
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Of Mice and Men
October 1, 1992, Penguin
in English - Tie-In Edition
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Of Mice and Men
October 1, 1992, Penguin
Paperback in English - Tie-In Edition
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Of Mice and Men
1992, Penguin Books
in English
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Des souris et des hommes
1992, Gallimard
Paperback in French
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Of Mice and Men
1992, Mandarin
Paperback in English - Film Tie-in edition (UK)
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Of Mice and Men
September 1, 1992, Highbridge Audio
Audio Cassette in English
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Cuka chuuot và ngxuơi
1991, Xuân Thu
in Vietnamese
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Shamnan bheru
1991, Gurjar
in Gujarati
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Of Mice and Men
1989, J. Curley
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
1989, J. Curley
Hardcover
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Of Mice and Men
December 1, 1989, Reclam, Ditzingen
Paperback in German
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人鼠之間
1987, Taiwan Ying wen za zhi she
in Chinese - 880-02 Chu ban.
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Von Mäusen und Menschen
January 1, 1987, dtv
Paperback in German
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Of Mice and Men
1986, Viking
in English
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De ratones y hombres
1986, Edhasa
in Spanish
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Of Mice and Men
1986, Penguin
in English
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De Ratones y Hombres
May 1986, Edhasa
Hardcover in Spanish
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Of Mice and Men
September 1, 1983, Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
February 1982, Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
1982, Bantam Books
in English
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Of Mice and Men
February 1982, Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
October 1982, Soundelux Audio Publishing
Audio Cassette in English
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Of Mice and Men
1981, Bantam Books
Paperback in English
Cover of: Fareler ve insanlar
Fareler ve insanlar
1981, Oda
in Turkish
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Of Mice & Men
June 12, 1979, Modern Library
in English
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Of Mice and Men
June 1979, Soundelux Audio Publishing
Audio Cassette in English
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Of Mice and Men
June 1979, Random House
Hardcover
Cover of: Muizen en Mensen
Muizen en Mensen
1979, Wereldbibliotheek
Paperback in Dutch - 8e druk
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Of Mice and Men
1978, Viking Press
in English - Viking Compass Edition
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Of Mice and Men
July 1977, Perfection Learning Prebound
Unknown Binding
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Of Mice and Men
1977, The Easton Press
Leather Bound in English - Collector's Edition
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Of Mice and Men
1977, Bantam Books
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
June 23, 1975, Macmillan Education
in English - Heinemann Guided Readers
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Of Mice and Men
1974, Pan
Paperback in English
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Of Mice and Men
1971, Edito-Service
Hardcover in English - Heron Books
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Of Mice and Men
1971, Heinemann
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1970, The Modern Library
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1970, Limited Editions Club
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Des souris et des hommes
Des souris et des hommes
1966, Gallimard
in French
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Of Mice and Men
1966, Heinemann
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1965, Heinemann Educational Books
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1965, Random House
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1965, Modern Library
in English
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Of Mice and Men
December 13, 1965, Heinemann Educational Books - Secondary Division
in English
Cover of: Homes i ratolins
Homes i ratolins
1964, Ediciones Proa
Paperback in Catalan
Cover of: Of Mice & Men
Of Mice & Men
March 1963, Viking Penguin Inc
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Ratos e homens
Ratos e homens
1951, Livros do Brasil
in Portuguese
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Des souris et des hommes
1949, Librairie Générale Française
Paperback in French
Cover of: Uomini e topi
Uomini e topi
1942, Bompiani
in Italian - IX edizione.
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Of Mice and Men
1939, The Sun Dial Press, inc.
in English
Cover of: Des souris et des hommes
Des souris et des hommes
April 4, 1939, Gallimard
Paperback in French
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Of Mice and Men
1938, Random House
Hardcover in English
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Of Mice and Men
1938, Triangle Books
Hardcover in English
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Of mice and men
1937, The Modern Library
in English - "First Modern library edition."
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Of Mice and Men
1937, Bantam
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1937, Covici Friede
Hardcover in English
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Of Mice and Men
1937, Covici-Friede
Hardcover in English
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Of Mice and Men
1937, Covici-Friede
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1937, Random House
Hardcover in English - Modern Library
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Of Mice and Men
1937, Modern Library
in English
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Of Mice and Men
1937, Penguin Books
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Of Mice and Men
1937, William Heinemann
Hardcover in English
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Of Mice and Men
Audio CD in English
Cover of: Von Mäusen und Menschen
Von Mäusen und Menschen
1980 06, Ullstein
Paperback in German
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Of Mice and Men
1974 10, Bantam Pathfinder Editions
Mass Market Paperback in English - Bantam Book NP8009; 54th printing
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Cover of: Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
1984 December, Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - Bantam Book 26675-6
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Cover of: Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
1947 March, World Publishing Company
Hardcover in English - Tower Books Edition
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Of Mice and Men
2003 December 1, HighBridge
Audiobook in English - Penguin Classics
Cover of: Von Mäusen und Menschen
Von Mäusen und Menschen
2006 July, dtv
Paperback in German
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Of Mice and Men
2010 September 10, Highbridge Audio
Audiobook in English - Playaway
Cover of: De ratones y hombres
De ratones y hombres
2015 April, Edhasa
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: Von Mäusen und Menschen
Von Mäusen und Menschen
2012 December, dtv
Paperback in German
Cover of: Uomini e topi
Uomini e topi
2016 October, Bompiani Classici Contemporanei
eBook in Italian
Cover of: Of Mice and Men
Cover of: Of Mice & Men
Of Mice & Men
Publish date unknown, Heinemann Educational Secondary Division
Hardcover in English

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