Life Lessons from John Steinbeck’s “Travels with Charley”
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Life Lessons from John Steinbeck’s “Travels with Charley”


Travels With Charley is a travel memoir written by the famous Nobel Prize winning author John Steinbeck. Steinbeck piles some books, shotguns, tinned food, and his poodle Charley into a truck/camper van and sets off around the U.S. The book was first published in 1962 which was an interesting time for the U.S. and the … Continue reading

Five Fun facts about “The Grapes of Wrath”…
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Five Fun facts about “The Grapes of Wrath”…


I did some digging around and found out some interesting facts about Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath… 1. Steinbeck’s novel was banned in Kansas for indecent content. It was also banned in Kern County, California, a place actually referenced by Steinbeck in the book. Some Kern residents didn’t feel that they were portrayed in the … Continue reading