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In Dubious Battle

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Publisher Comments:

Unabridged, 9 CDs, 10 hours

Read by Tom Stechschulte

A riveting novel of labor strife and apocalyptic violence that maps the frontier where the masses become a mob

At once a relentlessly fast-paced, admirably observed novel of social unrest and the story of a young man's struggle for identity, In Dubious Battle is set in the California apple country, where a strike by migrant workers against rapacious landowners spirals out of control, as principled defiance metamorphoses into blind fanaticism. Caught in the upheaval is Jim Nolan, a once aimless man who finds himself in the course of the strike, briefly becomes its leader, and is ultimately crushed in its service.

Synopsis:

This 1936 novel—set in the California apple country—portrays a strike by migrant workers that metamorphoses from principled defiance into blind fanaticism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142429235
Publisher:
Penguin Audiobooks
Subject:
Literary
Author:
Steinbeck, John
Author:
Stechschulte, Tom
Author:
French, Warren
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Classics
Edition Description:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
5.73 x 5.33 x 1.56 in 0.62 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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This 1936 novel—set in the California apple country—portrays a strike by migrant workers that metamorphoses from principled defiance into blind fanaticism.
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