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Published by Bantam Books in Toronto .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Steinbeck.
SeriesA Bantam book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537T323 W5 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination298 p. --
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16781490M

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Nov 22,  · In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.”%(K). In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had "resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.". The Winter of Our Discontent is the story of Ethan Allen Hawley, a member of a once great family turned broke. Ethan, an honest man, spends his days reliving the old days of family glory, while working as a grocery clerk in a store his family once owned. the winter of our discontent JOHN STEINBECK () was born in Salinas, California, in and grew up in a fertile agricultural valley about twenty-five miles from the Pacific Coast--and both valley and coast would serve as settings for some of his best fiction.4/5(32).