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John Steinbeck knew and understood America and Americans better than any other writer of the twentieth century. (The Dallas Morning News) A man whose work was equal to the vast social themes that drove him. (Don DeLillo)"
Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. His complete works will be available in Penguin Modern Classics. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
Tortilla Flat is about several men who decide to live in a house all together and are a little to fond of wine. Several hysterical adventures follow. Read morePublished on July 22 2011 by Mark Andrew Brown
If you enjoyed books such as Faulkner's AS I LAY DYING or McCrae's CHILDREN'S CORNER, then you'll love TORTILLA FLAT. Read morePublished on Feb. 1 2005 by Raymond Vanness
Steinbeck simply cannot write a bad book. I thought his GRAPES OF WRATH was one of the most powerful and moving tributes to mankind ever. Read morePublished on Aug. 5 2004
I read about half of this book and just could not keep enough interest to finish it. While the writing is wonderful, there is just not much development of the story. Read morePublished on July 8 2004 by Brandon Johnson
I loved The Cannery Row and had the common feeling of joy and satisfaction after getting through a masterpiece as well as of regret that the book cannot be read again with the same... Read morePublished on May 6 2004 by A Customer
This is a fable set in John Steinbeck's beloved Northern California. What it's all about are friendships and the dynamics of interpersonal dealings between immortal characters. Read morePublished on March 12 2004 by kkrome25
I am constantly amazed by Steinbeck's characters. His dialogue is so fresh and real, and the people who populate his seaside town are so vivid and different, that I can't even... Read morePublished on Feb. 10 2004 by "janet_buchman"
"Tortilla Flat" was an unexpected delight. I started reading without any knowledge of plot or character. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2004 by Steven B. Elmer