Born: February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California
Died: December 20, 1968 in New York City, New York
Family: Carol (first wife)
Education: Went to Stanford University but never graduated.
Biography: He worked as a free-lance writer, construction worker, newspaper reporter and caretaker before becoming a well-known writer. He won a Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of Wrath as well as a National Book Award. During WWII he was a war correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune.
- Tortilla Flat
- Cup of Gold
- In Dubious Battle
- Of Mice and Men
- The Long Valley
- The Grapes of Wrath
- East of Eden
- The Winter of Our Discontent
- Travels With Charley: In Search of America
- The Pastures of Heaven
- To a God Unknown
- Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research
- Cannery Row
- Burning Bright
- The Red Pony
- The Forgotten Village
- The Moon is Down
- Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team
- The Wayward Bus
- The Pearl
- A Russian Journal
- Burning Bright
- A Log from the Sea of Cortez
- Sweet Thursday
- The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication
- Once There Was A War
- America and Americans
- Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters
- Viva Zapata!
- The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
- Working Days: The Journals of the Grapes of Wrath
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