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  1. Nick Ward: 'It's just as hard to live outside Yorkshire as it is inside of Yorkshire'Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Japan Times

    ... in school? What did you learn from it? That means I would have had to have gone to school, right? "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck. It taught me that it's just as hard outside of Yorkshire as it is inside of Yorkshire. 7. Who is your favorite ...

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  2. 'A Personal History of the Classroom,' by Lewis BuzbeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | SFGate

    ... familiar message, of course, and even if we are skeptical that a five-page report on John Steinbeck 's "The Grapes of Wrath" and a comment by a fellow student ("if you tried just a little bit, put in a little effort, you'd get straight As") provided ...

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  3. Because I, Too, Am Hungry: On Food and ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... sushi but I've eaten it since, and so I can verify that salt, with that raw fish, would have been good. The Grapes of Wrath . Everybody's hungry in this one. When the Joad family is traveling west, at some point they find themselves in a peach ...

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  4. Workers suffer when militarized police and Big Green get togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Washington Examiner

    ... hat stigma from the black helicopter crowd's collective head. As John Steinbeck famously wrote in The Grapes of Wrath: "Repression works only to strengthen and knit the oppressed." A rabble in arms materialized from all over the West to protect the ...

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  5. Artists and writers helped us see the suffering of the Great DepressionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Las Vegas Newstrip

    ... other artists and intellectuals in their circles created the public images of their times. Works such as The Grapes of Wrath or Lange's Migrant Mother actually helped mold public opinion and form government policies. Even today these works remain ...

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  6. Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Organist Welch gives Steinbeck-themed concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Monterey County Herald

    ... decades. He returns this week to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the publication of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" in a program of works for the organ inspired by the Monterey Peninsula and the author's writing. The concert, originally ...

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  7. Display of banned books turns headsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... Seuss's “The Lorax,” Stowe's “Uncle Tom's Cabin,” and Steinbeck's “The Grapes of Wrath." Banned for sex are: Lawrence's “Lady Chatterly's Lover,” Whitman's “Leaves of Grass,” Flaubert's ...

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  8. Larry Krieger: History abridged - New AP curriculum troublingRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | The Wave

    ... anchored in the College Board Framework. So California teachers do have the freedom to use excerpts from The Grapes of Wrath and teach stories about the indomitable will of Holocaust survivors. However, these topics will not be tested on the APUSH ...

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  9. TheaterWorks' 'Woody Sez' An Uplifting Musical TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | CTNow.com

    ... also featured in this production's cast and looks like the real deal, perfect casting for a remake of "The Grapes of Wrath" and a singer of quiet authenticity. Also in this production are David Finch and Leenya Rideout, both gifted and versatile ...

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  10. Could a California Dust Bowl Suck These 3 Industries Dry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | The Motley Fool

    ... But for a number of businesses, California's cyclical weather patterns are the stuff of nightmares. The Grapes of Wrath , version 2.0 Year to date, Los Angeles has received just over 6 inches of rain when normal full-year rainfall totals closer to ...

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  11. Trinity Rep to Open 2014-15 Season with New Translation of IVANOV, 9/4-10/5Read the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... translation by Artistic Director Curt Columbus of Anton Chekhov 's Ivanov, directed by Brian McEleney (The Grapes of Wrath). Ivanov plays September 4 through October 5 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. Subscriptions are now on sale at ...

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  12. Exhibition explores the facts and fiction surrounding the most famous road in AmericaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Art Daily

    ... landscape painting, a Ford Model T engine, a ten-foot twin visible gas pump, the handwritten page from The Grapes of Wrath manuscript that introduces the 'Mother Road,' John Ford's Best Director Oscar for the film version of The Grapes of Wrath, ...

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  13. Memories of the Mother RoadRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Wall Street Journal

    ... in 1925-26, when interstate highways were linked into a federally numbered grid; John Steinbeck's book "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939), the John Ford adaptation and Woody Guthrie's ballad "Tom Joad," both of 1940; Bobby Troup's 1946 hit song "(Get Your ...

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  14. A modern-day Dust BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Yahoo!

    ... The terrible struggle of Dust Bowl refugees was later immortalized by John Steinbeck, who based "The Grapes of Wrath" on the experiences of people like Taylor's parents. Photographers like Dorothea Lange documented the heartbreaking plight of ...

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  15. Priced out of big cities, middle class moves inlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... rent were among the housing-related reasons people cited. "A large percentage of Americans had to read The Grapes of Wrath," said Mayor Mick Cornett of Oklahoma City, referring to the John Steinbeck novel that chronicled the flight of Oklahomans to ...

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  16. Dorothea Lange: Eye on The Great DepressionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Public Broadcasting Service

    ... CA, whom she met and photographed. Collins became the model for a character in John Steinbeck's novel, The Grapes of Wrath (1939). (For more about the real man and character and Lange's photography, see The National Archives .) Lange and her husband ...

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  17. Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre plans eclectic 2014-2015 seasonRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | Hispanic Business

    will start its "Lucky 13" season "trampling out the vintage" with the American classic "The Grapes of Wrath" and end it frolicking down "Avenue Q," one of the most popular and outrageous musicals of the past decade. In between, the professional ...

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  18. Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre plans eclectic 2014-2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre will start its "Lucky 13" season "trampling out the vintage" with the American classic "The Grapes of Wrath" and end it frolicking down "Avenue Q," one of the most popular and outrageous musicals of the past decade.

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  19. Let's turn the tide on 'toxic charity'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 2014 Remarks As Prepared Welcome back to... As we approach the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Grapes of Wrath," we are as concerned as ever with the subject of the increasing gap between the very rich and the other 99 percent of us. Due ...

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  20. On my nightstand: Author Philip ShirleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Alabama Live

    ... story. At the other end of the spectrum the descriptive and intriguing use of color in the opening of The Grapes of Wrath (my favorite book title of all time, by the way) just so clearly tells the reader what is coming and virtually sobs in its ...

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