East of Eden

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This is a study guide for the book East of Eden written by John Steinbeck. East of Eden is a novel by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, published in September 1952. Often described as Steinbeck's most ambitious novel, East of Eden brings to life the intricate details of two families, the Trasks and the Hamiltons, and their interwoven stories. The novel was originally addressed to Steinbeck's young sons, Thom and John (then 6½ and 4½ respectively). Steinbeck wanted to describe the Salinas Valley for them in detail: the sights, sounds, smells, and colors.Please click on the literary analysis category you wish to be displayed. 
Author: John Steinbeck
Published: June 2003
Pages: 608 pages
ISBN#: 0142004235
 
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