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"Written in the middle of the Great Depression, Steinbeck captures the mood of the times by zeroing in on hard-pressed apple pickers, similarly as he did in “Grapes of Wrath” with mid-west farmers. Here he focuses on multiple themes, seen by two p..."
"Perhaps the reason I rated this as a two-star is because I’ve read four of her novels and am tired of her writing. If it were the first and only, perhaps I would have enjoyed it more and given it a three. Definitely not a five. I could only dra..."
Vietnam became the Western world's most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent the past three years interviewing scores...