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De druiven der gramschap

John Steinbeck (author), Alice Snijder (translator)
Schokkend en controversieel was Steinbecks klassieke meesterwerk toen het in 1939 verscheen en Amerika met zijn eigen zelfkant confronteerde. Tegen de achtergrond van het kurkdroge Oklahoma en het migrantenleven in Californië volgen we de familie Joad, die, net als duizenden andere kleine boeren en landarbeiders in de jaren dertig, gedwongen is naar het westen te vertrekken op zoek naar het beloof
Title
De druiven der gramschap
Author
John Steinbeck
Translator
Alice Snijder
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The grapes of wrath
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2013
483 pagina's (ePub2)
ISBN
9789025440848
CloudLibrary
3h9ysz9

About John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (; February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author and the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature winner "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception." He has been called "a giant of American letters," and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.

During his writing career, he authored 33 books, with one book coauthored alongside Edward Ricketts, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels Tortilla Flat (1935) and Cannery Row (1945), the multi-generation epic East of Eden (1952), and the novellas The Red Pony (1933) and Of Mice and Men (1937). The Pulitzer Prize-winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American l…Read more on Wikipedia