Up Close John Steinbeck Up Close John Steinbeck consistently appears on class reading lists across the U S and his work has influenced generations Steinbeck lived and wrote during some of the most eventful and controversial eras of t

  • Title: Up Close: John Steinbeck (Up Close)
  • Author: Milton Meltzer
  • ISBN: 9780670061396
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Hardcover
  • John Steinbeck consistently appears on class reading lists across the U.S and his work has influenced generations Steinbeck lived and wrote during some of the most eventful and controversial eras of twentieth century America, including the struggles of California s migrant workers during the 1930s, which led to his masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath A complicated man whoJohn Steinbeck consistently appears on class reading lists across the U.S and his work has influenced generations Steinbeck lived and wrote during some of the most eventful and controversial eras of twentieth century America, including the struggles of California s migrant workers during the 1930s, which led to his masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath A complicated man whose personal life often took a backseat to his writing he fought his way through three marriages, was a distant father, and battled with alcoholism Steinbeck wrote because he was compelled to Yet he always doubted his abilities, and lived in fear of never writing a decent book Milton Meltzer s biography includes numerous excerpts of this iconic author s writing, and is the latest addition to the Up Close series.

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    1. Milton Meltzer says:

      Milton Meltzer has written 110 books, five of which were nominated for the National Book Award With Langston Hughes, he co authored A Pictorial History of Black Americans, now in its sixth edition He received the 2001 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his contribution to children s literature, the 1986 Jane Addams Peace Association Children s Book Award, and the 2000 Regina Medal He lives in New York City.



    2 thoughts on “Up Close: John Steinbeck (Up Close)

    1. Written Review Rating: R+ Grade: 5-7Author: Milton Meltzer Title: Up Close: John Steinbeck Publisher: Publisher: Viking Juvenile Copyright: 2008 Price 16.99# ISBN-10: 0670061395# ISBN-13: 978-0670061396Reviewer: Jenn Good Date: 11/05/08“Up close” is quite an apt series title when applied to this biography. Meltzer’s work is meticulously layered to form an enticing depiction of John Steinbeck. He depicts the author, but more interestingly the human being behind such great wo [...]

    2. I have read most of Steinbeck's books and have visited the Steinbeck Museum in Salinas, California and wanted to know more about him. This little book give a good insight into a very complicated and extremely gifted man.

    3. A simple and brief intro into Steinbeck's life and works. It's meant for young readers, I think, but anyone can enjoy it.

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