Travels with Charley in Search of America

By: John Steinbeck

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To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the tress, to see the colors and the light--these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.

With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and the country roads, dines with truckers, encounters bears at Yellowstone and old friends in San Francisco. And he reflects on the American character, racial hostility, on a particular form of American loneliness he finds almost everywhere, and on the unexpected kindness of strangers that is also a very real part of our national identity.

Title: Travels with Charley in Search of America

Author Name: John Steinbeck

Categories: Biography, Memoir,

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1980

ISBN Number: 0140053204

ISBN Number 13: 9780140053203

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 16923

Description: Clean, tight and unmarked. Pages are smooth with no folds or creases. Slight page curl. Minor surface and edge wear to cover. NOTE: Cover different than shown; same ISBN, same edition. Fast Amazon shipping with delivery tracking and no hassle return policy - satisfaction guaranteed! ; 7.399999992452 X 4.199999995716 X 0.799999999184 inches; 288 pages