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John ernst steinbeck, jr was an american author he won the 1962 nobel prize in literature steinbeck began to write a series of california novels and dust bowl fiction, set among common people during the great depression in 1944, suffering from homesickness for his pacific grove/monterey life of the 1930s, he. Free essay: the 1930's were a decade of great change politically, economically, and socially the great depression and the dust bowl wore. Consider these lines from the opening chapter of john steinbeck's the grapes of when wind erosion and dust storms began in the 1930s experienced plains. The dust bowl chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in stories of incredible human suffering and equally incredible human perseverance unbeknownst to babb, collins was sharing her reports with writer john steinbeck.
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