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The winter of our discontent by John Steinbeck

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Grocery trade -- Employees -- Fiction,
  • Conduct of life -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJohn Steinbeck ; introduction and notes by Susan Shillinglaw.
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsShillinglaw, Susan.
LC ClassificationsPS3537.T3234 W5 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18518424M
ISBN 109780143039488
LC Control Number2008018574

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