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April 14, 1939


John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath, is published: the story of a family of Oklahoma sharecroppers who migrate to California looking for relief from the economic devastation caused by the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl.

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3 thoughts on “April 14, 1939

  1. A great novel demonstrating the personal tragedies of economic “hard times” – very timely.

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