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Cannery Row is a novel by American author John Steinbeck, published in 1945
Cannery Row is a novel by American author John Steinbeck, published in 1945. It is set during the Great Depression in Monterey, California, on a street lined with sardine canneries that is known as Cannery Row. The story revolves around the people living there: Lee Chong, the local grocer; Doc, a marine biologist; and Mack, the leader of a group of derelict people.
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This is a wonderful history of Cannery Row. And an absolute must-read for any fans of Steinbeck's famous novel. You will learn about the sardine industry and how it crashed and burned; you will learn about the many nationalities of people who settled to work in the canneries and all about the endlessly fascinating character of Ed Ricketts-a great friend of Steinbeck's and the model for "Doc" in the novel. In addition to the detailed biography of Ricketts and Steinbeck, I loved the last chapter' This is a wonderful history of Cannery Row. And an absolute must-read for.
I've visited Monterey and the surrounding area, even taking a walking tour of Cannery Row (prior to the famous aquarium), but this book really fills in the details. And what details! Multi-ethnic fisherman, union bosses, colorful madams, fires (accidental and arson), over fishing, and much more, as well as the parallel stories of Ed Ricketts and John Steinbeck and how the locale influenced them, and how they very much influenced the area
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Clean, bright used copy with tight binding. NEVER a library book.
Cannery row. Born in Salinas, California, in 1902, JOHN STEINBECK grew up in a fertile agricultural valley about twenty-five miles from the Pacific Coast-and both valley and coast would serve as settings for some of his best fiction. In 1919 he went to Stanford University, where he intermittently enrolled in literature and writing courses until he left in 1925 without taking a degree.
John Steinbeck Cannery Row For ED RICKETTS who knows why or should The people, places and events in this book are, of course, fictitious and fabrications. who knows why or should. The people, places and events in this book are, of course, fictitious and fabrications.