The Grapes of Wrath
|The Grapes of Wrath|
|Cover artist||Elmer Hader|
|Publisher||The Viking Press-James Lloyd|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover and Paperback)|
The Grapes of Wrath is a novel published in 1939 and written by John Steinbeck. He won the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize in Literature for writing the book. It is frequently read in American high school and college book classes.
The book takes place during the Great Depression and is about the Joad family. Because of drought and changes in the agriculture industry, they are forced to move from their old home to the California's Central Valley to find work and land.The book also talked about the problems they faced on their way to California including the dust bowl.