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  • Lauren King

    Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck | one of my all-time favorite books

  • Britt Reynolds

    Of Mice and Men. reminds me of high school. I want my kids to read good books like this old classics that teach u things in life!

  • Michelle K. DeCosta

    Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck ~ Had to read this in high school

  • Michelle Bourke

    Of Mice And Men- simple, easy to read book that is well worth reading.

  • Julia Ogram

    Of Mice and Men a novel by John Steinbeck

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The story is primarily set in the Salinas Valley, California, between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of World War I, though some chapters are set in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and the story goes as far back as the American Civil War. Based on the book of Genesis, this novel is lyrical and poetic - A window into the human condition.

"To think, all those years I lay in that chicken house, and I did not know any pleasure. But now, oh, now I am very happy."

John Steinbeck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Steinbeck, my soulmate

Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love. - John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck 1954 by Yousuf Karsh by Karsh Nut, via Flickr. If I could bring anyone back from the dead it would be this man. I'd go to starbucks and have him tell me the meaning and how to understand humanity.

The Grapes of Wrath...,towards the end, after finally reaching California and being mistreated down near Bakersfield, they move north into Tulare County to Linnell Camp (near Visalia) where a county agent checks in on them to be sure they are being treated well...,my Dad was one of those agents back during those hard times.

“As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment.” ― John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

Pearl, The By: John Steinbeck Lost References: One of the DHARMA Initiative stations is named The Pearl ("Everybody Hates Hugo") The Pearl shows the "curse" of having too much wealth out of your status, like Hurley with the lottery.

One of my favorites with strong, interesting characters. Lee Chong, Doc, Dora, Mack, Hazel, Eddie & the Chinaman make you care and enjoy the story. Brilliant.

Barely a centimeter wide but filled with so much power and emotion. Reading this book got me into literature!