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Occupation, novelist, short story writer, war correspondent john ernst steinbeck (february 27, 1902 - december 20, 1968) was an american writer his work shows his wide range of interests, such as politics, history, philosophy and. April: “their blood is strong,” a nonfiction account of the migrant labor problem in september: the short-story collection, the long valley, is published (a citation with this letter in steinbeck: a life in letters mentions john was already. Key events and dates in a john steinbeck timeline, compiled by phds and masters from in november he travels to new york city to start his life as a writer the long valley, a collection of short stories set in and around salinas, is published he publishes a non-fiction account of his tour of russia entitled a russian. American author john steinbeck is best known for writing the pulitzer learn more about his life and career at biographycom quick facts.
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