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Portable Steinbeck, the (1943) [Collection]
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Contents: (from the 1971 revised edition)

  • Introduction by Pascal Covici, Jr. (1943)
    From The Long Valley
  • Flight
  • The Snake
  • The Harness
  • The Chrysanthemums
    From The Pastures of Heaven
  • Tularecito
  • Molly Morgan
  • Pat Humbert
    From Tortilla Flat
  • Danny
  • Pilon
  • The Pirate
  • The Treasure Hunt
  • Tortillas and Beans
    From In Dubious Battle
  • A Future We Can't Foresee
    Of Mice and Men
  • The Complete Novel
    The Red Pony
  • The Gift
  • The Great Mountains
  • The Promise
  • The Leader of the People
    From The Long Valley
  • Breakfast
    From The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Turtle
  • "The Last Clear Definite Function of Man"
  • Migrant People
  • Life and Death
  • Breakfast and Work
  • Ma and Tom
  • The Flood
    From Sea of Cortez
  • "Is" Thinking and "Living Into"
  • The Pearl of La Paz
  • Parable of Laziness
  • Differences
  • "It Might Be So"
    From "About Ed Ricketts"
  • "Knowing Ed Ricketts..."
  • "Speculative Metaphysics"
    From Cannery Row
  • Frog Hunt
    From East of Eden
  • Adam and his Sons
  • Choice and Responsibility
  • Technology and Technocrat
  • Timshel
    Two Uncollected Stories
  • The Affair at 7, rue de M--
  • How Mr. Hogan Robbed a Bank
    From Travels with Charley in Search of America
  • People
  • Texan Ostentation
  • Southern Troubles
  • Last Leg
    The Language of Awareness
  • From East of Eden
  • Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

Original title: The Portable Steinbeck
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Great Mountains, the (1933) [Novelette]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Gift, the (1933) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Snake, the (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Leader of the People, the (1936) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Breakfast (1936) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Promise, the (1937) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Chrysanthemums, the (1937) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Red Pony, the (1937) [Novel]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Of Mice and Men (1937) [Novel]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Harness, the (1938) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Flight (1938) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Affair at 7, Rue de M___, the (1955) [Novelette]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     How Mr. Hogan Robbed a Bank (1956) [Novelette]
      Author: John Steinbeck
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     In Dubious Battle (1936) [Novel]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Grapes of Wrath, the (1939) [Novel]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Cannery Row (1945) [Novel]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     East of Eden (1952) [Novel]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Travels with Charley: In Search of America (1962) [Textbook]
      Author: John Steinbeck


  • Dedication (revised edition): "To the memory of Pascal Covici and John Steinbeck, their friendship and their work"

Edition #1: The Portable Steinbeck

The Portable Steinbeck (1971)
Edition Details:

Revised edition

Language: English

Edited by: Pascal Covici, Jr.
Introduction by: Pascal Covici, Jr.
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Manifested in:

The Portable Steinbeck (October 28, 1976)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Harmondsworth, Middlesex
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140150025
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.8 x 1.4
Pages: 736

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