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Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.

 
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John Steinbeck, 1864-1946, Nobel Laureate in Literature, The Grapes of Wrath, 1939

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John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck
  • Born: February 27, 1902
  • Died: December 20, 1968
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Author

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. was an American author. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception." He has been called "a giant of American letters," and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.

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