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Cannery Row

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Viking Press,
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Viking Compass ed.
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IL: UG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 8
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Steinbeck's tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society, dependant on one another for both physical and emotional survival Published in 1945, Cannery Row focuses on the acceptance of life as it is: both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual. Drawing on his memories of the real inhabitants of Monterey, California, including longtime friend Ed Ricketts, Steinbeck interweaves the stories of Doc, Dora, Mack and his boys, Lee Chong, and the other characters in this world where only the fittest survive, to create a novel that is at once one of his most humorous and poignant works. In her introduction, Susan Shillinglaw shows how the novel expresses, both in style and theme, much that is essentially Steinbeck: "scientific detachment, empathy toward the lonely and depressed...and, at the darkest level...the terror of isolation and nothingness." For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Grouped Work ID a2d88fb1-248c-290b-d992-918078e85b51
Grouping Title cannery row
Grouping Author steinbeck john
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-08 04:20:56AM
Last Indexed 2019-01-16 04:41:32AM

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accelerated_reader_reading_level 6
author Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
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primary_isbn 9780140177381
publishDate 1963
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subject_facet Cannery Row (Monterey, Calif.) -- Fiction, Community life -- California -- Monterey -- Fiction, Marine biologists -- California -- Monterey -- Fiction, Western stories
title_display Cannery Row
title_full Cannery Row / John Steinbeck
title_short Cannery Row
topic_facet Community life, Marine biologists