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The Grapes of Wrath

(1992)
Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin Books
Pages: 619
Personal Rating: 8/10
Amazon: 4.5/5
Goodreads: 4/5
Bindings:Paper Back
Classifications:Tragedy
History
Drama
Synopsis:
The Joad clan, introduced to the world in John Steinbeck's iconic novel, is looking for a better life in California. After their drought-ridden farm is seized by the bank, the family -- led by just-paroled son Tom (Henry Fonda) -- loads up a truck and heads West. On the road, beset by hardships, the Joads meet dozens of other families making the same trek and holding onto the same dream. Once in California, however, the Joads soon realize that the promised land isn't quite what they hoped.
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Good story, though a bit tough to get through at times. A definite classic.