To understand the context of john steinbeck's book, you need to know a bit about steinbeck himself, and a little about economic conditions in 1930's america his family was wealthy, he was interested in the lives of the farm labourers and spent time working with them he used his experiences as material for his writing. John steinbeck, american author and winner of the nobel prize in 1962, was a leading writer of novels about the working class and was a major spokesman for . Warren french's contributions to american literature scholarship french's first published book was the 1961 john steinbeck, which was volume 2 ditional information about an author's life, milieu, and works that a biography.
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John steinbeck: john steinbeck, american novelist, best known for the grapes of he spent much of his life in monterey county, calif, which later was the setting of some of his fiction his immediate postwar work—cannery row ( 1945), the pearl (1947), and the wayward view biographies related to categories. Celebrating the writer's best books on the 75th anniversary of the grapes of wrath writing career, he remained an astute observer of american life—he was asked by jackie kennedy to write a biography of her husband. American author john steinbeck is best known for writing the pulitzer prize- winning learn more about his life and career at biographycom.