John Steinbeck

Known For
Writing

Popular
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Birthday
1902-02-27

Place of Birth
Salinas, California, USA

Also Known As

  • John Ernst Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). Author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Steinbeck, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.