Publication Date: 07/09/2000 ISBN: 9780141185118 Category:

Tortilla Flat

John Steinbeck, Thomas Fensch

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 07/09/2000 ISBN: 9780141185118 Category:
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Steinbeck’s first major critical and commercial success, TORTILLA FLAT is also his funniest novel. Danny is a paisano, descended from the original Spanish settlers who arrived in Monterey, California, centuries before. He values friendship abovemoney and possessions, so that when he suddently inherits two houses, Danny is quick to offer shelter to his fellow gentlemen of the road. Their love of freedom and scorn for material things draw them into daring and often hilarious adventures. Until Danny, tiring of his new reponsibilities, suddenly disappears…

Publisher Review

John Steinbeck knew and understood America and Americans better than any other writer of the twentieth century. ("The Dallas Morning News") A man whose work was equal to the vast social themes that drove him. (Don DeLillo)"

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