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Quotation by John Steinbeck:

It would be absurd if we did not understand both angels and devils, since we invented them.

John Steinbeck     (more by this author)

1902-1968 (Age at death: 66 approx.)

John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (February 27, 1902 - December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). He wrote a total of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories. In 1962, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Country: United States

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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
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