The Wayward Bus Author:John Steinbeck The wayward bus travelled the back roads through the lush California countryside. Its driver was a man of the land - lusty, hot-blooded, uninhibited. On the bus were a girl who danced at stag parties, a travelling salesman out strictly for laughs, a boy with the sweet sap of manhood urgent in him, a college girl pursuing her secret, passionate ... more »quest...« less
I've read several of Steinbeck's major works and wanted to delve into his minor ones. I started with this one and will continue to pursue them. I enjoyed this (maybe not as much as Grapes of Wrath or East of Eden) as it was a short easy read and the characters were typical of Steinbeck. Don't be sucked in by the sub description of 'passion and crisis. That's very mild by today's standards and not until towards the end.