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In September 1960, John Steinbeck and his poodle, Charley, embarked on a journey across America. A picaresque tale, this chronicle of their trip meanders through scenic backroads and speeds along anonymous superhighways, moving from small towns to growing cities to glorious wilderness oases. Travels with Charley in Search of America is animated by Steinbeck’s attention to the specific details of the natural world and his sense of how the lives of people are intimately connected to the rhythms of nature—to weather, geography, the cycle of the seasons. His keen ear for the transactions among people is evident, too, as he records the interests and obsessions that preoccupy the Americans he encounters along the way.

Travels with Charley in Search of America, originally published in 1962, provides an intimate and personal look at one of America’s most beloved writers in the later years of his life—a self-portrait of a man who never wrote an explicit autobiography. It was written during a time of upheaval and racial tension in the South—which Steinbeck witnessed firsthand—and is a stunning evocation of America on the eve of a tumultuous decade.

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ISBN:
9781611760149
Author:
Steinbeck, John
Publisher:
Penguin Audiobooks
Author:
Farden, Jerry
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
5.79 x 5.31 x 0.8 in 0.36 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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