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  1. Feature / 27 minutes agoThe stories behind the songs: The Ghost Of Tom Joad by Bruce SpringsteenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Metal Hammer

    Inspired by the film adaptation of the classic novel The Grapes Of Wrath, the song became a staple of Springsteen's live shows, and led to The Boss teaming up with RATM's Tom Morello Tom Joad, the hero of John Steinbeck's classic 1939 American novel The Grapes Of Wrath , has had a pretty good life as an apparition, thanks to Bruce Springsteen and some of his friends. Inspired by the book and John Ford's 1940 film adaptation, as well as by Woody Guthrie's The Ballad Of Tom Joad , Springsteen wrote The Ghost Of Tom Joad , a modern-day appropriation of the same Great Depression-era concerns, during the early 90s.

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  2. Jerod Haynes as Bigger: a fate seemingly preordained.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... he unwittingly kills the daughter of his rich, white employer. It calls to mind the heart-braking scene in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" where Lennie kills Curley's wife. Both deaths are the result of panic, not malice. Both killers instantly ...

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  3. Robert Gehrke NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... up well for yet another run, playing what I call the "Of Mice and Men" strategy to perfection. Remember, the John Steinbeck novel, where the much stronger Lenny acts as the physical protector for the weaker George? The senator's atrocious poll ...

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  4. 'Lady Bird' transports viewers to 2002 with a story of adolescence, motherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    ... The movie begins with a heartfelt moment of Lady Bird and her mother crying and listening to an audio tape of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" while on a college tour road trip. The moment soon turned sour, however, as an argument started - ...

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  5. Interesting Stuff - 25 November 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Time Goes By

    ... love letters as we get older. My friend Jim Stone was moved to email me this lovely and touching excerpt from John Steinbeck's novel, The Grapes of Wrath . "Ma was just through the door, and she heard his words. Slowly her relaxed face tightened, ...

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  6. The Firehouse Theatre Announces their 2018-2019 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and betrayal. In the October/November slot, we are pleased to present OF MICE AND MEN . As the author John Steinbeck wrote in his 1938 journal, "In every bit of honest writing in the world there is a base theme. Try to understand men, if you ...

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  7. Alabama teacher surprised by singing students on her birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Members of Vestavia Hills High School's a capella group, Just Singin', surprised teacher Brandy Shotts with a performance of "Imagine" on her birthday last week. Last Wednesday, on her birthday, Brandy Shotts was sitting in a student desk while her 11th-grade English class read John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" aloud, when Vestavia Hills High School's a capella group, Just Singin', walked into her classroom.

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  8. Court Ends Steinbeck Family FeudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... those rights," the appeals court said. Several Steinbeck heirs were locked in litigation until 1983, when John Steinbeck IV, Thomas Steinbeck and Elaine Steinbeck settled for an even split of royalties from certain books. The sons' rights ended with ...

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  9. Beavers pull away from Point, 49-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... during the fourth quarter of the PPHS season finale. (Alex Hawley BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - To quote a passage from John Steinbeck's epic novel Of Mice and Men , "The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry." Second-seeded Bluefield broke away from a ...

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  10. 80 years on, Steinbeck's classic still packs a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Green Left Weekly

    This year marks the 80th anniversary of John Steinbeck's great mythic novel of alienation under US capitalism, Of Mice and Men . On Google Earth, you can see where the Salinas River "drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green", a few miles "south of Soledad", the novella's opening lines.

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  11. Review: Park Square staging doesn't find the tears in Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... with a couple of evening dates. This year, the company is producing a public run in its basement stage. John Steinbeck's poignant novella bore witness to the loners and the dispossessed who were trampled by the Depression. Trouble hangs onto migrant ...

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  12. Magical coming-of-age comedy 'Lady Bird' is a 'Juno' for our timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... s them. It's the sort of sweeping, uplifting emotional connection that can make you cry, like the climax of a John Steinbeck novel.

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  13. 50 years on, Steinbeck's classic still packs a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Green Left Weekly

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of John Steinbeck's great mythic novel of alienation under US capitalism, Of Mice and Men . On Google Earth, you can see where the Salinas River "drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green", a few miles "south of Soledad", the novella's opening lines.

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  14. Fringe favourites Morro and Jasp find light in the darkness with clown take on Of Mice and MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | CBC News

    ... the way (ranging from terrible to pretty good, according to the reviews). Find him on Twitter @JoffSchmidt. John Steinbeck's Depression-era classic Of Mice and Men has never been noted for gut-busting laughs, but perhaps that's just because it ...

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  15. These Artists, Authors and Leaders Battled Self-Doubt Before They Made HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... public. However, sometimes it's our doubts, worries and anxieties that push us to achieve great things. From John Steinbeck doubting his writing to George Washington worrying he won't live up to people's expectations, here are 10 famous people from ...

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  16. Of Mice and Men Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | River Front Times

    John Steinbeck's characters George and Lennie have worked their way into the American consciousness.

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  17. 'Of Mice and Men' to screen at Arts and Multimedia LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... screen at Arts and Multimedia Library on Thursday, November 16. An adaptation of the classic 1937 novella by John Steinbeck, the film is directed by and stars Gary Sisek alongside John Malkovich as George and Lennie, two drifting men who aim to seek ...

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  18. 'Damnation' is a riveting and relevant period dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | The Plain Dealer

    If USA Network's riveting new drama "Damnation" often plays like a powerful collaboration between Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and pioneering mystery writer Dashiell Hammett , there's a good reason for that. The dynamic cable series' creator, principal writer, executive producer and show runner, Tony Tost, cites these American literary giants as two primary influences.

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  19. Manchester Jr.-Sr. High School Presents - Of Mice And Men'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Times-Union

    NORTH MANCHESTER Manchester Junior-Senior High School opens its 2017-18 theater season with the John Steinbeck classic "Of Mice and Men." The odd couple at its center, George, the feisty dreamer, and Lennie, the childlike Goliath, are planted in the country's collective imagination, according to a news release from the high school.

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  20. BWW Review: Soot of Sodom Chases the Joads in the Grapes of WrathRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    If you've ever read John Steinbeck's sprawling masterwork, THE GRAPES OF WRATH , you know that it's framed with a seething anger as a picture of America's unfulfilled promises, the cruel exploitation of the poor, and the undiminished aspirations of the Joad family. These dispossessed and determined Oklahoma sharecroppers believe in the dream.

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