Travels with Charley Author:John Steinbeck in 1960 shen he was almost 60 years old,In 1960. was almost 60 years old, John Steinbeck set out to rediscover his native land. Accompanied only by a French poodle named Charley, he traveled the length and breadth of the United States. He outfought a hurricane in New York and drank cognac in Maine with a family of migrant farm workers. He renew... more »ed old acquaintances in California and attended a modern witches' sabbath in New Orleans. He saw things which stirred his anger and things which made him swell with price.
Profound, sympathetic, often angry . . . an honest moving book by one of our great writers.« less