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Author Shillinglaw, Susan.

Title A journey into Steinbeck's California / Susan Shillinglaw ; with photographs by Nancy Burnett. [Boundless electronic resource]

Publication Info. Roaring Forties Press, 2006.
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Description 1 online resource
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Contents Steinbeck's California : the valley of the world -- Salinas : a remembered symphony -- Beyond Salinas : salad bowl of the world -- Moving around : a restless decade -- Monterey Peninsula : circle of enchantment -- Pacific Grove : the writer's retreat -- New Monterey : water-gazers -- Bohemian Carmel : modernism in the west -- Los Gatos : a place to write -- Beyond California : the lure of Mexico.
Summary This part art book, part biography, and part travel guide offers insight into how landscapes and townscapes influenced John Steinbeck's creative process and how, in turn, his legacy has influenced modern California. Various types of readers will appreciate the information in this guide, literary pilgrims will learn more about the state featured so prominently in Steinbeck's work, tourists can visit the same buildings that he lived in and wrote about, and historians will appreciate the engrossing perspective on daily life in early 20th-century California. Offering an entirely new perspective on Steinbeck and the people and places that he brought to life in his writing, readers will find delight in this depiction of the symbiotic relationship between an author and his favorite places.
System Details Requires Boundless App.
Subject Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 -- Homes and haunts -- California.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 -- Knowledge.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Subject TRAVEL / Special Interest / General.
TRAVEL / United States / West / Pacific.
Novelists, American -- Homes and haunts -- California.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Literary landmarks -- California.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Intellectual life.
Literary landmarks.
Novelists, American.
Novelists, American -- Homes and haunts.
California -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
California -- In literature.
California -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Boundless (Digital media service)
ISBN 9780982341001 : $12.95
0982341008 : $12.95
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