John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

  • Birthday: 1902-02-27
  • Deathday: 1968-12-20
  • Place of birth: Salinas, California, USA
  • Also know as: John Ernst Steinbeck


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). Author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Steinbeck, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.