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Adult Book Discussion: The Grapes of Wrath

First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, The Grapes of Wrath, chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads—driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision.

Where: North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street
When: Wednesday, August 15, 2018; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.