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The Resource In America : travels with John Steinbeck, Geert Mak ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters

In America : travels with John Steinbeck, Geert Mak ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters

Label
In America : travels with John Steinbeck
Title
In America
Title remainder
travels with John Steinbeck
Statement of responsibility
Geert Mak ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
In 1960 John Steinbeck and his dog Charley set out in their green GMC pickup truck to rediscover the soul of America, visiting small towns and cities from New York to New Orleans. The truck was named Rocinante after Don Quixote's horse, and Steinbeck was Cervantes' foolhardy knight. America was looking to the future, full of optimism and desperate to leave behind the troubles of the past; Steinbeck, great chronicler of the ordinary working man, was starting to feel out of touch. Half a century on, Geert Mak sets off from Steinbeck's home in his own Rocinante, with his wife and his sat-nav Sandy
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Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Mak, Geert
Dewey number
  • 917.304
  • 917.304932
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Waters, Liz
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  • Mak, Geert
  • Steinbeck, John
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Social change
  • Travel and Tourism
Label
In America : travels with John Steinbeck, Geert Mak ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: London: Harvill Secker, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780099578734
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
560 pages
Isbn
9780099578734
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
In America : travels with John Steinbeck, Geert Mak ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: London: Harvill Secker, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780099578734
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
560 pages
Isbn
9780099578734
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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