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The Resource Cannery Row, John Steinbeck

Cannery Row, John Steinbeck

Label
Cannery Row
Title
Cannery Row
Statement of responsibility
John Steinbeck
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unburdened by the material necessities of the more fortunate, the denizens of Cannery Row discover rewards unknown in more traditional society. Henry the painter sorts through junk lots for pieces of wood to incorporate into the boat he is building, while the girls from Dora Floodrsquo;s bordello venture out now and then to enjoy a bit of sunshine. Lee Chong stocks his grocery with almost anything a man could want, and Doc, a young marine biologist who ministers to sick puppies and unhappy souls, unexpectedly finds true love. Cannery Row is just a few blocks long, but the story it harbors is suffused with warmth, understanding, and a great fund of human values. First 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. John Steinbeck draws on his memories of the real inhabitants of Monterey, California, and interweaves their stories in this world where only the fittest survive-creating what is at once one of his most humorous and poignant works. In Cannery Row, John Steinbeck returns to the setting of Tortilla Flat to create another evocative portrait of life as it is lived by those who unabashedly put the highest value on the intangibles-human warmth, camaraderie, and love
Cataloging source
JBW
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1902-1968
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Steinbeck, John
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3537
LC item number
.T3234 C3 1992
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canneries
  • California
  • Monterey (Calif.)
Label
Cannery Row, John Steinbeck
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm38234432
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780140177381
Label
Cannery Row, John Steinbeck
Publication
Control code
ocm38234432
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780140177381

Library Locations

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