John Steinbeck
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John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (1902-1968), winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, achieved popular success in 1935 when he published Tortilla Flat. He went on to write more than twenty-five novels, including The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men.

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    • Of Mice and Men

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Gary Sinise
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,518
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,503

    Steinbeck’s tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America’s most widely read and beloved novels....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The reader alone is worth it

    • By Jenny on 10-24-11

    Regular price: $16.80

    • East of Eden

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 25 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,709
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6,969
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,983

    This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Why have I avoided this Beautiful Book???

    • By Kelly on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $45.50

    • The Grapes of Wrath

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 21 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,587
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,934
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,926

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wish I could give it 10 stars!

    • By P. Minor on 07-18-14

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Travels with Charley in Search of America

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Gary Sinise
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,700
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,437
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,441

    In September 1960, John Steinbeck and his poodle, Charley, embarked on a journey across America, from small towns to growing cities to glorious wilderness oases....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed the Journey

    • By Rebb on 12-15-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Cannery Row

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Jerry Farden
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,619
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,423
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417

    Here is Steinbeck’s tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society, dependent on one another for both physical and emotional survival....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Five stars with a Caveat

    • By Bette on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Pearl

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Hector Elizondo
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 912
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 793
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 797

    In this short book illuminated by a deep understanding and love of humanity, John Steinbeck retells an old Mexican folk tale....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely poignant; incredible listen.

    • By Chris Baldwin on 05-16-14

    Regular price: $16.80

    • The Winter of Our Discontent

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 957
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 856
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 862

    The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers - a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Memorable characters, great narration, POOR AUDIO

    • By Sam D. on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • To a God Unknown

    • By: John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott (introduction)
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 206

    Set in familiar Steinbeck territory, To a God Unknown is a mystical tale, exploring one man's attempt to control the forces of nature and, ultimately, to understand the ways of God....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite Steinbeck; Terrible and Beautiful

    • By Michael on 04-28-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Tortilla Flat

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 450
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 395

    Adopting the structure and themes of the Arthurian legend, Steinbeck created a Camelot on a shabby hillside above the town of Monterey, California, and peopled it with a colorful band of knights....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Book

    • By LTCKEL on 09-06-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Log from the Sea of Cortez

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196

    The Log from the Sea of Cortez is the exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Book

    • By Stuart on 10-07-17

    Regular price: $24.50

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