Travels with Charley

In Search of America

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Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feat
Ha scritto il 11/09/12
"when i was very young and the urge to be someplace else was on me, i was assured by mature people that maturity would cure this itch. when years described me as mature, the remedy prescribed was middle age. in middle age, i was assured that greater...Continua
Ha scritto il 22/09/11
Now, there is not any question that Charley was rapidly becoming a tree expert of enormous background...But from the first I had withheld from him any information about the giant redwoods. It seemed to me that a Long Island poodle who had made his de...Continua
Ha scritto il 26/08/10
What are Americans like today?
This question, together with his urge to travel since childhood, set off the trip the American nobel prize winner John Steinbeck, who is also the acclaimed author of the Grapes of Wrath, undertook in 1960. This resulting travelogue features his candi...Continua
Ha scritto il 16/08/07
An Honest Travelogue
The best thing about this book is Steinbeck's honesty. In my opinion, most travel accounts I've read lean too heavily on promoting the excitement. Being fond of travelling myself, I appreciate the accounts of excitement at discovering novelties, bu...Continua

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