Of Mice and Men: Popular Penguins

Author: John Steinbeck

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SKU: 9780141038421
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is one of the best loved novellas of all time. Two drifters - small, shrewd George and huge, simple-minded Lennie - get work on a ranch, planning to raise enough money to get a place of their own and live off the land, if George can save his childlike, bull-strong friend from getting into trouble. A powerfully moving story of friendship, Of Mice and Men is a simply told masterpiece.
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Book Cover:  Tortilla Flat
Danny is a paisano, descended from the original Spanish settlers who arrived in Monterey, California, centuries before. He values friendship above money and possessions, so that when he suddenly inherits two houses, Danny is quick to offer shelter to his fellow gentleman of the road. Their love of freedom and scorn for material things draw them into daring and often hilarious adventures. Until Danny...
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Published: 23/10/2000
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141185118
RRP: $22.95
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Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other and a dream – a dream that one day they will have some land of their own.
Eventually they find work on a ranch in California's Salinas Valley, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie, struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy, becomes a victim of...
Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other and a dream – a dream that one day they will have some land of their own.
Eventually...
Published: 22/09/2000
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141185101
RRP: $18.95
Book Cover:  Cannery Row

'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...

'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.'

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Published: 19/03/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241952450
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover: The Grapes of Wrath
Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize-winning epic, The Grapes of Wrath, remains his undisputed masterpiece. Set against the background of Dust Bowl Oklahoma and Californian migrant life, it tells of the Joad family, who, like thousands of others, are forced to travel west in search of the promised land.
Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize-winning epic, The Grapes of Wrath, remains his undisputed masterpiece. Set against the background of Dust Bowl...
Published: 23/10/2000
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141185064
RRP: $19.95
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Book Cover: The Red Pony

Young Jody Tiflin lives on his father's California ranch. He is thrilled when his father gives him a red pony, and later promises him the colt of a bay mare. Both these gifts bring joy to Jodi's life – but tragedy soon follows. As Jodi begins to learn the harsh lessons of life and death, he starts to understand what growing-up and becoming an adult really means.

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Published: 13/04/2011
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ISBN: 9780141332901
RRP: $14.95
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Book Cover: The Pearl

'In the town they tell the story of the great pearl - how it was found and how it was lost again. They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. And because the story has been told so often, it has taken root in every man's mind.'

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Published: 20/03/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241952467
RRP: $19.95
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'To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth.'

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Published: 19/03/2012
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ISBN: 9780241952474
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East of Eden was considered by Steinbeck to be his magnum opus, and its epic scope and memorable characters, exploring universal themes of love and identity, ensure it remains one of America's most enduring novels.
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Published: 19/03/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241952498
RRP: $19.95
Published:01/09/2008
Format:Paperback, 132 pages
RRP:$9.95
price:AUD $9.95
ISBN-13:9780141038421
ISBN-10:014103842X
Publisher:Penguin UK

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