Cannery Row

Author(s): John Steinbeck

Fiction

'Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.'Meet the gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists of Cannery Row in Monterey, California, during the Great Depression. They want to throw a party for their friend Doc, so Mack and the boys set about, in their own inimitable way, recruiting everyone in the neighbourhood to the cause. But along the way they can't help but get involved in a little mischief and misadventure. It wouldn't be Cannery Row if it was otherwise, now would it?


Product Information

One of the most thoroughly enjoyable and delicious books you'll ever have the fortune to read * Chicago Sun Times * Uninhibited, bawdy, compassionate, inquisitive, deeply intelligent * Daily Telegraph * There is no more impressive writer on either side of the Atlantic * Time and Tide * Steinbeck is to be judged by the highest standards * New York Herald Tribune *

John Steinbeck (1902-68) is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. During the 1930s, his works included The Red Pony, Pastures of Heaven, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, and Of Mice and Men. The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939, earned him a Pulitzer Prize. In 1962, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

General Fields

  • : 9780241980385
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : July 2017
  • : 18.10 cmmm X 11.10 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 176
  • : John Steinbeck
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813.5/2