The Log from the Sea of Cortez

Product Number: EB00547945
Released: Sep 03, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440674044
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Description

In the two years after the 1939 publication of Steinbeck's masterful The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck and his novel increasingly became the center of intense controversy and censorship. In search of a respite from the national stage, Steinbeck and his close friend, biologist Ed Ricketts, embarked on a month long marine specimen-collecting expedition in the Gulf of California, which resulted in their collaboration on the Sea of Cortez. In 1951, after Ricketts' death, Steinbeck reissued his narrative portion of the work in memory of his friend and the inspiration for Cannery Row's "Doc". This exciting day-by-day account of their journey together is a rare blend of science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure. This edition features an introduction by Richard Astro. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Author(s): John Steinbeck
Original Publish Date: Nov 01, 1995

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Author(s): John Steinbeck
Narrator(s): Joe Barrett
Product Number C00177
Released: Jun 01, 2012
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ISBN: #9781464003042
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Author(s): John Steinbeck
Narrator(s): Joe Barrett
Product Number Z04290
Released: Jun 01, 2012
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ISBN: #9781464003073

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