Definition of John Steinbeck from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


John Steinbeck

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(1902-68) a US author who received the 1962 Nobel Prize for literature. He often wrote about poor farmers in California. His best-known books include Of Mice and Men (1937), The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row (1945) and East of Eden. Many of his books were made into films.