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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"

135 editions First published in 1937

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

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