The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
New York : Sun Dial Press, 1941. Book club edition. Hardcover. 619 pages ; 21 cm. Very good copy in original dust jacket with unmarked pages and square binding.
From the dust jacket:
THE GRAPES OF WRATH
In the past ten years John Steinbeck has had published six novels, a play, and a volume of short stories.
These books, Cup of Gold, Tortilla Flat, Of Mice and Men, In Dubious Battle, and the others, assure their author a lasting position of eminence in twentieth-century letters. But with the publication of The Grapes of Wrath they will come to be looked upon as the work of his formative years. For in this, his first long novel, Steinbeck breaks the steady rhythm of his progress and takes a giant step.
"Steinbeck has always had tremendous range and versatility.... Now, with The Grapes of Wrath, he shows that he has staying power as well as variety.... It has the combined speed and drive of a thoroughbred that is also a good mud-horse. It is by all odds Steinbeck's greatest novel." —JOHN CHAMBERLAIN, Harper's
"It is going to be a great and deserved best-seller, it'll be read and praised by everyone.... Its power and importance do not lie in its political insight, but in its intense humanity, its grasp of a whole people traversing a wilderness, its kindliness, its humor and its bitter condemnation. The Grapes of Wrath is the American novel of the season, probably the year, possibly the decade." — Clifton Fadiman, The New Yorker
"Steinbeck's finest and most beautifully constructed novel, a powerful, significant social document of vital interest to all Americans in our time." -PAUL JORDAN SMITH
"I am not forgetting such books as Moby Dick and Leaves of Grass and Life on the Mississippi and Death Comes for the Archbishop when I say it seems to me as great a book as has yet come out of America." —ALEXANDER WOOLLCOTT
"No novel of our day has been written out of a more genuine humanity... Homeric chronicle of a great migration—breathless, comic, heartbreaking, almost historical... a fiery document of protest and compassion ... a story that had to be told ... and a book that must be read." —Louis KRONENBERCER, The Nation
Q: What are your shipping rates and do you ship overseas?
A: Free Shipping within the United States. We ship worldwide. For more detail head over to our shipping page.
Q: Can you send me additional photographs of the book?
A: We are always happy to provide additional photographs of any book when a customer request them. Just send us an email via the contact us page.
Q: How do you ship your book? UPS, FedEx or USPS?
A: We primary use USPS but if requested we can ship with FedEx or UPS.
Q: How long will it take for my book to arrive?
A: In general, shipping will take about 3-5 business days within the United States.
Q: What are your return policy?
A: We offer a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee for all purchases regardless of the reason for the return. Further details about return and refund can be found on our return page under the link column below.
Q: What payment method do you accept?
A: We accept all major credit cards, as well as PAYPAL, APPLEPAY AND GOOGLEPAY.
We are always here to help so if you have any questions, just contact us via Facebook by way of that blue button on the left-hand side or send us an email via our contact us page. We also take phone calls from 10-5pm EST M-F at 617-599-2003.