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|Author||: John Steinbeck|
|Publsiher||: McClelland & Stewart|
|Total Pages||: 181|
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In this tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society, Steinbeck focuses on the acceptance of life as it is—both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual. Drawing on his memories of friends in Monterey, California, he interweaves the stories of Lee, Doc, and Mack, the inhabitants of Cannery Row. What results is a procession of linked vignettes and a novel that is at once Steinbeck’s most humorous and poignant works, filled with human warmth, camaraderie, and love. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.
|Author||: John Steinbeck|
|Total Pages||: 288|
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A Penguin Classic In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row—the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears—from Doc, based on Steinbeck’s lifelong friend Ed Ricketts, to Fauna, new headmistress of the local brothel, to Hazel, a bum whose mother must have wanted a daughter. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by Robert DeMott. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
|Author||: Carol Lynn McKibben|
|Publsiher||: University of Illinois Press|
|Total Pages||: 184|
|Genre||: Social Science|
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Presenting a nuanced story of women, migration, community, industry, and civic life at the turn of the twentieth century, Carol Lynn McKibben's Beyond Cannery Row analyzes the processes of migration and settlement of Sicilian fishers from three villages in Western Sicily to Monterey, California--and sometimes back again. McKibben's analysis of gender and gender roles shows that it was the women in this community who had the insight, the power, and the purpose to respond and even prosper amid changing economic conditions. Vividly evoking the immigrants' everyday experiences through first-person accounts and detailed description, McKibben demonstrates that the cannery work done by Sicilian immigrant women was crucial in terms of the identity formation and community development. These changes allowed their families to survive the challenges of political conflicts over citizenship in World War II and intermarriage with outsiders throughout the migration experience. The women formed voluntary associations and celebrated festas that effectively linked them with each other and with their home villages in Sicily. Continuous migration created a strong sense of transnationalism among Sicilians in Monterey, which has enabled them to continue as a viable ethnic community today.
|Author||: Edward F. Ricketts,Katharine A. Rodger|
|Publsiher||: University of Alabama Press|
|Total Pages||: 283|
|Genre||: Biography & Autobiography|
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"Editor Katharine A. Rodger has enriched the correspondence with an introduction, a biographical essay, and a list of works cited. The book will be important for students of John Steinbeck and the development of 20th-century American fiction, as well as for those interested in the history of science, especially in the fields of marine biology and ecology."--BOOK JACKET.
|Author||: Sharon Rowse|
|Publsiher||: Three Cedars Press|
|Total Pages||: 135|
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When human bones are found in a vat of lye on Steveston’s notorious Cannery Row, John Granville is determined to find out why. In a time of frontier brawls and broken dreams, the fishing industry is vital to the survival of the young province and the people who live there. Tensions from a recent fishing strike abound, and Cannery Row is a tinderbox. Can Granville—with a little help from his fiancée, Emily Turner—identify the victim and find the killer in time to prevent all-out war? The Cannery Row Murders is a sharp-witted and engaging historical mystery, with strong characters set in a unique time and place. This is the fifth book in the John Granville and Emily Turner series. These books can be read in any order.
|Author||: Gale, Cengage Learning|
|Publsiher||: Gale, Cengage Learning|
|Total Pages||: 15|
|Genre||: Literary Criticism|
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A study guide for John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
|Author||: A. L. Lundy|
|Total Pages||: 159|
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"A timeless tour through John Steinbeck's world, REAL LIFE ON CANNERY ROW highlights the unique individuals and memorable moments that influenced Steinbeck's iconic novel. Characters from the novel are brought to life, showcasing true stories behind ficti
|Author||: Tom Mangelsdorf|
|Publsiher||: Western Tanager Press|
|Total Pages||: 216|
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This insightful chronicle of Monterey's Cannery Row delves into the rich history of this fabled waterfront, combining both the development of the sardine industry and the lives of Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts. Rare historical photographs and a final chapter on the building of the aquarium are included.
|Author||: Jeffrey D. Schultz,Luchen Li|
|Publsiher||: Infobase Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 417|
|Genre||: Electronic books|
Download Critical Companion to John Steinbeck Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Celebrates the American writer who in his works confronted and explored the social fabric of the United States in the early 20th century. More than 500 entries include synopses of his novels, short stories, and nonfiction; descriptions of his characters, details about family, friends, and associates.
|Author||: Tom Drury|
|Publsiher||: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.|
|Total Pages||: 352|
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Set in rural Iowa, this “breathtaking . . . remarkable achievement” of a debut novel by the author of Pacific is “at once funny, sad, and touching” (New York Newsday). A New York Magazine and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year With extensive excerpts appearing in the New Yorker before its release, Tom Drury’s groundbreaking debut, The End of Vandalism, drew widespread acclaim and comparison to the works of Sherwood Anderson and William Faulkner. With his fictional Grouse County, Tom Drury conjures a Midwest that is at once familiar and amusingly eccentric—where a thief vacuums the church before stealing the chalice, a lonely woman paints her toenails in a drafty farmhouse, and a sleepless man watches his restless bride scatter their bills beneath the stars. When Sheriff Dan Norman arrests Tiny Darling for vandalizing an anti–vandalism dance, he goes on to marry the culprit’s ex-wife Louise. But while Tiny loses Louise, Louise loses her sense of self—and all three find themselves in a love triangle that sets them on an epic journey. “A truly great writer.” —Esquire “Grouse County is unabashedly American, a setting both nostalgic and wittily contemporary.” —The Boston Globe
|Author||: Martha K. Norkunas|
|Publsiher||: SUNY Press|
|Total Pages||: 123|
|Genre||: Social Science|
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This book examines American public culture and the means by which communities in the U.S. reconstruct the past and reinterpret the present in the development of tourism. Norkunas shows how public culture is not confined to just museums or monuments, but can be constructed on many different levels and in different settings, such as community ethnicity, natural setting (environment), literary landscape, and history. In her case study of Monterey, the author explores the particular ideologies that prompt the community to represent itself in tourism, and that also act to legitimate the current social structure.
|Author||: Michael Kenneth Hemp|
|Total Pages||: 128|
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3rd Edition of CANNERY ROW, The History of John Steinbecks Old Ocean View Avenue, first published in 1986, is the acclaimed history of Monterey's famous sardine fishing and canning industry by Cannery Row historian and 1983 founder of the Cannery Row Foundation, Michael Kenneth Hemp. 200 restored archival photographs from the Pat Hathaway Collection illustrate the origins and growth of Montereys historic fishing and canning industry on Ocean View Avenue, known world-wide by its nickname, Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck's 1945 novel. It contains new and personal Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts photos and information as well as the newly added summation of the history of the Monterey sardine era on Cannery Row. This book has been called an indispensable companion read to John Steinbecks Cannery Row works by the Steinbeck Review. The sociological, industrial, literary, and ecological history of Cannery Row is supported by a detailed historical map and index to the Old Row.