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The Resource America and Americans, and selected nonfiction, John Steinbeck ; edited by Susan Shillinglaw and Jackson J. Benson

America and Americans, and selected nonfiction, John Steinbeck ; edited by Susan Shillinglaw and Jackson J. Benson

Label
America and Americans, and selected nonfiction
Title
America and Americans, and selected nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
John Steinbeck ; edited by Susan Shillinglaw and Jackson J. Benson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the author's last published work, accompanied by his newspaper articles that inspired "The Grapes of Wrath," his writings on San Francisco, Monterey, and other locations, and his reflections on such friends as Henry Ford, Robert Capa, and Ed Ricketts
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
175860
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.9092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
America and Americans, and selected nonfiction, John Steinbeck ; edited by Susan Shillinglaw and Jackson J. Benson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Places of the heart. Always something to do in Salinas -- The golden handcuff -- A primer on the '30s -- Making of a New Yorker -- My war with the ospreys -- Conversation at Sag Harbor. Engaged artist. Dubious battle in California -- The harvest gypsies : squatters' camps -- Starvation under the orange trees -- From Writers take sides -- I am a revolutionary -- Duel without pistols -- The trial of Arthur Miller -- Atque vale -- Dear Adlai -- G.O.P. delegates have bigger, better badges -- L'envoi. Occasional pieces. Then my arm glassed up -- On fishing -- Circus -- Random thoughts on random dogs -- --like captured fireflies -- The Joan in all of us -- A Model T named "it". On writing. The play-novelette -- My short novels -- Rationale -- Critics-from a writer's viewpoint -- Some random and randy thoughts on books -- Nobel prize acceptance speech. Friends. From About Ed Ricketts -- Ernie Pyle -- Tom Collins -- Robert Capa --
  • Adlai Stevenson -- Henry Fonda -- Woody Guthrie. Journalist abroad. Soul and guts of France -- One American in Paris (fourth piece) -- One American in Paris (thirteenth piece) -- Positano --Florence : the explosion of the chariot -- I go back to Ireland -- The ghost of Anthony Daly. War Correspondent. Troopship -- Waiting -- Stories of the Blitz -- Lilli Marlene -- Bob Hope -- Vietnam War : no front, no rear -- Action in the Delta -- Terrorism -- Puff, the magic dragon -- An open letter to poet Yevtushenko. America and Americans. Foreword -- E pluribus unum -- Paradox and dream -- Government of the people -- Created equal -- Genus Americanus -- The pursuit of happiness -- Americans and the land -- Americans and the world -- Americans and the future -- Afterword
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 429 pages
Isbn
9780670030620
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001045434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm47705826
  • OCoLC
Label
America and Americans, and selected nonfiction, John Steinbeck ; edited by Susan Shillinglaw and Jackson J. Benson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Places of the heart. Always something to do in Salinas -- The golden handcuff -- A primer on the '30s -- Making of a New Yorker -- My war with the ospreys -- Conversation at Sag Harbor. Engaged artist. Dubious battle in California -- The harvest gypsies : squatters' camps -- Starvation under the orange trees -- From Writers take sides -- I am a revolutionary -- Duel without pistols -- The trial of Arthur Miller -- Atque vale -- Dear Adlai -- G.O.P. delegates have bigger, better badges -- L'envoi. Occasional pieces. Then my arm glassed up -- On fishing -- Circus -- Random thoughts on random dogs -- --like captured fireflies -- The Joan in all of us -- A Model T named "it". On writing. The play-novelette -- My short novels -- Rationale -- Critics-from a writer's viewpoint -- Some random and randy thoughts on books -- Nobel prize acceptance speech. Friends. From About Ed Ricketts -- Ernie Pyle -- Tom Collins -- Robert Capa --
  • Adlai Stevenson -- Henry Fonda -- Woody Guthrie. Journalist abroad. Soul and guts of France -- One American in Paris (fourth piece) -- One American in Paris (thirteenth piece) -- Positano --Florence : the explosion of the chariot -- I go back to Ireland -- The ghost of Anthony Daly. War Correspondent. Troopship -- Waiting -- Stories of the Blitz -- Lilli Marlene -- Bob Hope -- Vietnam War : no front, no rear -- Action in the Delta -- Terrorism -- Puff, the magic dragon -- An open letter to poet Yevtushenko. America and Americans. Foreword -- E pluribus unum -- Paradox and dream -- Government of the people -- Created equal -- Genus Americanus -- The pursuit of happiness -- Americans and the land -- Americans and the world -- Americans and the future -- Afterword
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 429 pages
Isbn
9780670030620
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001045434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm47705826
  • OCoLC

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