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Grapes of Wrath turns 75

Dustbowl novel and its stories of humanity are as timely as ever.


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Jennifer Chancellor and Angela Botzer
Published in April 1939 and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1940, The Grapes of Wrath continues to resonate today. Its popularity rose quickly; The New York Times recently noted that in 1939, “it brought (John) Steinbeck’s publisher, Viking (Press), more advance sales than any other book to that point in the company’s history.”
 
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