The Grapes of Wrath Author:John Steinbeck John Steinbeck's masterpiece -- the epic chronicle of man's struggle against injustice and inhumanity, a struggle that is just as much a part of American life in the 70's as it was in the 30's. Only the characters have changed -- the passions and the issues remain the same. — The story of the Joads and their journey to California, "the golden lan... more »d," is not so much the story of one family and one time, but the story of the courage and passion of all men throughout history.
"Great . . . impassioned and exciting. It is Steinbeck's best novel, his toughest and tenderest, his roughest written and his most mellifluous, his most melodramatic, his angriest and most idyllic." -- Time magazine.« less