Of Mice and Men Author:John Steinbeck Travelling across America in search of who you are--now they do it on cycles, in cars, by bus or in the time-honored tradition of foot and thumb. The wanderers of today may wear their hair long and speak different jargon, but their trip is one that men (and women) have taken for as long as this country has been pushing its frontiers. — John Stein... more »beck writes of such a trip in OF MICE AND MEN: the desperate longing of men for some kind of home--roots they can believe in, land that they can care for--and the painful search for self. This beautiful, timeless novel speaks of the love that men can feel for each other--one inarticulate, dumb, sometimes violent in his need; the other clever, hopeful, and tied to a responsibility he thinks he doesn't want.
"A thriller, a gripping tale that you will not set down until it is finished. In sure, raucous, vulgar Americanism, Steinbeck has touched the quick." --The New York Times« less