Profile of the Day: John Steinbeck

Posted April 14, 2011 by Amanda | One Comment

On April 14, 1939 American author John Steinbeck published his Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath. He wrote over 27 books, including 16 novels, many of which were about the lives of common people during the Great Depression.  In 1962, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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  • http://profiles.google.com/annesvp1 Anne Van Patten

    My grandfather, Robert O. Ballou, published Mr. Steinbeck’s first novel, “To A God Unknown.” I wish I had a first copy…said to be worth $10,000 or more!