Of Mice and Men Author: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 a different jargon, but their trip is one taht men (and women) have taken as long as this country has been pushing its frontiers. — John Stei... more »nbeck writes of such a trip in OF MICE AND MEN: the desperate longing of men for some kind of home - roots that they can believe in, land that they can care for - and the painful search for self. This beautiful, timeless novel speaks for the love that men can feel for each other - one inarticulate, dumb, sometimes violent in the need, the other clever , hopeful, and tied to 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 Aumericanism, Steinbeck has touched the quick" - The New York Times« less