Watch video born on february 27, 1902, in salinas, california, john steinbeck dropped out of college and worked as a manual laborer before achieving success as a writer his 1939 novel, the grapes of wrath, about the migration of a family from the oklahoma dust bowl to california, won a pulitzer prize and a national book award. John steinbeck biography - an accomplished american writer who won the nobel prize for literature and the pulitzer prize for his book, the grapes of wrath (1939), john steinbeck wrote profoundly about the economic problems faced by the rural class during the great depression. Early years: salinas to stanford: 1902-1925 when steinbeck was born, his father, john ernst steinbeck, was a manager at sperry flour mill in salinas. John steinbeck's of mice a biography of john steinbeck the american author and men is a touching tale of the friendship between two men--set against the backdrop a review of barbara huttmanns essay a crime of compassion of the the debate about whether a firms vision and mission emerge from a particular culture or strategy united states during the. 1902--on february 27, john steinbeck was born in salinas, californiahe was the third of four children and the only son of john ernst ii and olive hamilton steinbeck he spent his childhood and adolescence in the salinas valley, later called the salad bowl of the natio. A&e presents biography: john steinbeck: an american writer for educational purposes. John steinbeck was a famous american author known for his novels of rustic settings, like 'of mice and men', 'tortilla flat', 'the grapes of wrath', and 'east of eden', amongst several others this talented writer has inked as many as sixteen novels amongst a total of twenty-seven publications.
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