By Susan Shillinglaw
This half artwork publication, half biography, and half shuttle advisor bargains perception into how landscapes and townscapes motivated John Steinbeck's artistic approach and the way, in flip, his legacy has prompted sleek California. a variety of varieties of readers will savor the knowledge during this guide—literary pilgrims will study extra in regards to the nation featured so prominently in Steinbeck's paintings, travelers can stopover at an identical constructions that he lived in and wrote approximately, and historians will delight in the engrossing point of view on lifestyle in early and mid 20th-century California. delivering a completely new standpoint on Steinbeck and the folk and locations that he dropped at lifestyles in his writing, this version incorporates a amazing number of images, sketches, and work, together with a few from deepest, hardly ever obvious collections. With a brand new preface from the writer, up to date information on featured web pages, a brand new dialogue on Steinbeck’s ecological pursuits and actions, and a longer exploration of his many travels to Mexico, readers will locate relish this depiction of the symbiotic dating among an writer and his favourite areas.
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