In Dubious Battle

In Dubious Battle

Downloadable Audiobook - 2001
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In California apple country in the 1930s, a group of migrant workers decides to strike against landowners. Swept up in the madness is Jim Nolan, whose whole world changes over the course of the next eight days, as he sheds his insecurity to become a self-confident leader.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2001]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2001
ISBN: 9781449876173
144987617X
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file, 10 hr., 15 min.)
Additional Contributors: Stechschulte, Tom

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Dec 02, 2015

I liked the voice of the narrator on the audio version. I learned about daily life for strikers in the1930's, even down to descriptions of furniture, cars, clothing and meals.
Steinbeck evokes an era of simple, uncluttered lives concerned with epic ideas about the nature of society, alternative forms of government, and the distribution of resources. A blunt contrast to today.

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