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  • Chelsea Jaye

    East of Eden by John Steinbeck. Read this in high school and it's a story you'll never forget.

  • Shannon Coward

    East of Eden by John Steinbeck, a must read!!

  • Macee Baker

    Next on my reading list: East of Eden

  • Erica .

    East of Eden "The Salinas Valley is in Northern California. It is a long narrow swale between two ranges of mountains, and the Salinas River winds and twists up the center until it falls at last into the Monterey Bay..."

  • Medina County District Library

    East of Eden by John Steinbeck. Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families-the Trasks and the Hamiltons-whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

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