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One of the BBC's '100 Novels that Shaped the World'
'Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.'
Meet the gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists of Cannery Row in Monterey, California, during the Great Depression. They want to throw a party for their friend Doc, so Mack and the boys set about, in their own inimitable way, recruiting everyone in the neighbourhood to the cause. But along the way they can't help but get involved in a little mischief and misadventure. It wouldn't be Cannery Row if…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
One of the BBC's '100 Novels that Shaped the World'

'Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.'

Meet the gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists of Cannery Row in Monterey, California, during the Great Depression. They want to throw a party for their friend Doc, so Mack and the boys set about, in their own inimitable way, recruiting everyone in the neighbourhood to the cause. But along the way they can't help but get involved in a little mischief and misadventure. It wouldn't be Cannery Row if it was otherwise, now would it?

This edition features a stunning new cover by renowned artist Bijou Karman.

  • Produktdetails
  • Penguin Modern Classics
  • Verlag: Penguin Uk
  • Seitenzahl: 168
  • Erscheinungstermin: 6. Juli 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 177mm x 108mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 104g
  • ISBN-13: 9780241980385
  • ISBN-10: 0241980380
  • Artikelnr.: 47791943
Autorenporträt
John Ernst Steinbeck, amerikanischer Erzähler deutsch-irischer Abstammung, geboren am 27. Februar 1902 in Salinas, wuchs in Kalifornien auf. 1918-24 Studium der Naturwissenschaften an der Stanford University, Gelegenheitsarbeiter, danach freier Schriftsteller in Los Gatos bei Monterey. Im Zweiten Weltkrieg Kriegsberichterstatter, 1962 Nobelpreis für Literatur, gestorben am 20. Dezember 1968 in New York.
Rezensionen
One of the most thoroughly enjoyable and delicious books you'll ever have the fortune to read Chicago Sun Times