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Suggestions for Further Reading

Bloom, Harold, ed. The Grapes of Wrath: Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 2006.

French, Warren, ed. A Companion to The Grapes of Wrath. New York: The Viking Press, 1963.

Hayashi, Tetsumaro, ed. Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath: Essays in Criticism. Muncie, IN: Ball State University Steinbeck Research Institute, 1990.

Heavilin, Barbara A. The Critical Response to John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 2002.

Owens, Lewis. The Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in the Promised Land. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989.

Schultz, Jeffrey. Critical Companion to John Steinbeck: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work. New York: Checkmark Books, 2005.

Steinbeck, John. The Harvest Gypsies: On the Road to The Grapes of Wrath. Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 2002.

———. Working Days: The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath, 1938–1941. New York: The Viking Press, 1989.

Wyatt, David, ed. New Essays on The Grapes of Wrath. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

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GOW Chapter 20

by teamME815, August 10, 2012

Tom, after he gets turned away from the north town decides to go around the angry californians to a work camp safe for his family and away from cops


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Role of Ma Joad

by fallen_angel14, August 16, 2012

Ma Joad is basically the only reason the family is still together. She gives support to the family and carries most of the burden


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west coast beats all

by WildlifeRunner19, March 31, 2013

i do appreciate steinbeck's powerful insight on migrant work in california despite a small resentment at his shaming of my state


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