Stein·beck (stīnbĕk′), John Ernst 1902-1968.
American writer of short stories and novels, most notably The Grapes of Wrath (1939), which concerns the social and economic plight of migrant farm workers in California. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize for literature.
(click for a larger image)John Steinbeck
photographed c. 1930s
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