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Of mice and men

by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968,

Format: Kindle Book 1993 1993
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Summary
They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of lonelinss and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp. But even George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations of a flirtatious woman, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him. "A thriller, a gripping tale...that you will not set down until it is finished. Steinbeck has touched the quick." {u2014}The New York Times
Additional Information
Subjects People with mental disabilities Fiction
Male friendship Fiction
Ranch life Fiction
Cowboys Fiction
Classic Literature
Fiction
Salinas River Valley (Calif.) Fiction.
Electronic books.
Psychological fiction.
Western stories.
Publisher New York :Penguin Publishing Group1993
1993
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
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ISBN 9781436240987
9781440633904
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