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In Dubious Battle
by John Steinbeck and Warren G. French


Overview - A riveting novel of labor strife and apocalyptic violence that maps the frontier where the masses become a mob
At once a relentlessly fast-paced, admirably observed novel of social unrest and the story of a young man's struggle for identity, " In Dubious Battle "is set in the California apple country, where a strike by migrant workers against rapacious landowners spirals out of control, as a principled defiance metamorphosesinto blind fanaticism.
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Overview
A riveting novel of labor strife and apocalyptic violence that maps the frontier where the masses become a mob
At once a relentlessly fast-paced, admirably observed novel of social unrest and the story of a young man's struggle for identity, " In Dubious Battle "is set in the California apple country, where a strike by migrant workers against rapacious landowners spirals out of control, as a principled defiance metamorphosesinto blind fanaticism. Caught in the upheaval is Jim Nolan, a once aimless man who find himself in the course of the strike, briefly becomes its leader, and is ultimately crushed in its service.
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780143039631
  • ISBN-10: 0143039636
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: May 2006
  • Page Count: 274
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

Series: Penguin Classics

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