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Of Mice and Men (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

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A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression

 

They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation.

Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp. But even George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations of a flirtatious woman, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him.

"A thriller, a gripping tale . . . that you will not set down until it is finished. Steinbeck has touched the quick." —The New York Times

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shhhg, April 8, 2008 (view all comments by shhhg)
Mice and men is an incredible story. It introduces two meer farm hands one with a mental disability and shows how hard life is for these two men.
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Of Mice and Men, like most of John Steinbeck's books, is an increadible piece of literature.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140177398
Author:
Steinbeck, John
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
Prince Frederick, Md.
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Men
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Cowboys
Subject:
Ranch life
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Male friendship
Subject:
Male friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Salinas River Valley
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series:
Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century
Series Volume:
201625
Publication Date:
19930931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.61x4.36x.30 in. .17 lbs.
Media Run Time:
040000
Age Level:
from 18

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