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  1. James Franco to Direct All-Star Cast in John Steinbeck Adaptation In Dubious BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

    ... in 1936, the book features another signature Depression-era story of migrant workers from the author of "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Of Mice and Men," and it happens to be among President Obama's favorites of all time . The plot involves a strike set ...

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  2. Plans underway to preserve historic High Desert stretch of Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Songs have been written about it. A television show was named after it. It played a prominent role in John Steinbeck's “The Grapes of Wrath” as the route taken by the Joad family from Oklahoma to California to escape the Dust Bowl.

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  3. Your 2015 Reading Guide: 15 Great Books About To Become MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cinema Blend News

    ... fully formed tale that the author can't help but respect. It happened when John Steinbeck admitted that The Grapes Of Wrath was a much darker story on the screen than on the page, and it more recently happened when Stephen King's The Mist was given ...

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  4. Poverty's causes don't need studyRead the original story

    Thursday | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... course the scourge of displaced people has been chronicled in literature for centuries. Those who read The Grapes of Wrath will recall that when the Joad family was picking fruit for pennies and living in tent cities in California during the Great ...

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  5. OP-ED | Missing the Joke - the Science of SatireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    The question involved a cartoon by Andy Singer titled " Advertising in Literature " in which he imagines classic novels like "The Grapes of Wrath" incorporating statements such as, "Tom Joad leaned down and untied the laces of his new yellow Nike Air Jordans." When asked to explain the marketing concept in Singer's cartoon - brand integration - some students were thrown for a loop: "I don't get it.

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  6. Why do we tolerate the lifeless SAT and ACT?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Washington Post

    ... Bauerlein writes. "So we can't have any climaxes from The Scarlet Letter, no biblical echoes from The Grapes of Wrath, no mention of Stonewall Jackson's intense faith, and forget "Ain't I a Woman" and "Cross of Gold,'a <" famous speeches by ...

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  7. The novel of oh dearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Times Online

    ... occasions when I've chaired Space for Thought panel discussions in the past - on parody in 2013, and The Grapes of Wrath last year - the speakers were excellent, the audience engaged and articulate. It was everything the average episode of Question ...

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  8. Friday Night Music: Kevin Kane from the Grapes of WrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Patterico

    Kevin Kane from the great Canadian band The Grapes of Wrath, performing an acoustic version of one of their classics: "All The Things I Wasn't": These days, Kevin is touring with Bryan Potvin of The Northern Pikes, another long-time favorite. (The two bands have played several gigs together recently; I saw them play together in 2001, nearly fourteen years ago .

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  9. List of must-read books comes up shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Carroll News

    ... and have not been impressed. The writer with the most books on the list is John Steinbeck with three - "The Grapes of Wrath," "Cannery Row" and "East of Eden." That is okay with me because I think Steinbeck has it going on. Ernest Hemingway has two ...

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  10. List of must-read books comes up shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Carroll News

    ... and have not been impressed. The writer with the most books on the list is John Steinbeck with three - "The Grapes of Wrath," "Cannery Row" and "East of Eden." That is okay with me because I think Steinbeck has it going on. Ernest Hemingway has two ...

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  11. BWW Exclusive: Interview With BEAUTIFUL on Broadway's Newest Star Chilina KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," the title role in "Evita" and Rose of Sharon in "The Grapes of Wrath." At the Shaw Festival, she has played Lydia in "The President," Eileen in "Wonderful Town" and Nellie in "Summer and Smoke." A ...

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  12. Broadway's Carole King Role Goes To 'Superstar's Mary MagdaleneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Deadline

    ... Toronto theater and cabaret scenes, Kennedy has also appeared in Gotham productions of Kiss Me, Kate and The Grapes Of Wrath .

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  13. Events Listings: Jan. 21 to 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Weekender

    Catch an 'Oscar Winner of Yesterday' when the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre presents the drama 'Mrs. Miniver' Jan. 23. Catch an 'Oscar Winner of Yesterday' when the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre presents the drama 'Mrs. Miniver' Jan. 23. Classic Movie Series, a screening of "The Grapes of Wrath" starring Henry Fonda.

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  14. Theater Review: Asolo Rep's Good PeopleRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | The Bradenton Times

    ... he's become " lace-curtain Irish ." Grimm, who added tremendous depth to last season's production of The Grapes of Wrath , is a successful folk musician who also happens to be a terrific lead actor. Mike's inner conflict is evident. Claiming to have ...

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  15. Shae's Shelves: The Bean Trees by Barbara KingsolverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Ever since reading The Grapes of Wrath in high school, I've dreamed of running away to Oklahoma.

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  16. Amster and Asolo Rep Combine on Perfect MatchRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Bradenton Times

    ... chemistry is once again evident. While Roeder has shown off her dramatic chops in roles like Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath , her masterful comic timing and deadpan delivery are the stuff comedic stage magic is made of. Hendrickson, a second-season ...

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  17. Seriously. Knock these off now. Even if it means (ugh) making your mom happy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | MTV

    ... If you don't know when to say when, consider covering brows with a concealer rather than plucking. Ugh. "The Grapes of Wrath is such a long book," and borrowing your friend's "CliffsNotes" is such an easy process. Plus, who cares about The Dust Bowl ...

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  18. Ruling favoring N.J. teacher fired after giving student Bible stirs spirited reader debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | NJ.com

    If the teacher handed the kid a dollar bill, would this be happening? After all, it clearly says 'in God we trust' - anothermove

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  19. A classic date at the DietrichRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... quintessential date night movie, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. "The Breakfast Club" is 30. "The Grapes of Wrath," which runs Jan. 21, is 75. "Catch-22" is 45 and will be shown in March. The series offers a wide selection, from comedies, ...

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  20. Alive with Disagreement and Dissent: On A.O. Scott, Politics, and ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... novel ought to engage with politics. Ever since the financial crisis of 2008, I've been waiting for The Grapes of Wrath . Or maybe A Raisin in the Sun , or Death of a Salesman , a Zola novel or a Woody Guthrie ballad - something that would sum up ...

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