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The Grapes of Wrath is a novel by John Steinbeck. Published April 14, 1939 in New York, it is considered the masterpiece of the American writer, Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

The story tells of the epic story of the ‘biblical’ transmigration of the Joad family, which is forced to abandon its farm in Oklahoma aboard a truck and – through the Texas Panhandle, New Mexico and Arizona, along Route 66 – groped to settle in California, where he hopes to rebuild a future. In the same situation there are hundreds of other families, evicted from the houses where they had lived for generations because the banks to which they had asked for the loans do not renew the credits and confiscate the land by sending the “tractors” to level everything, including wooden houses.

I repeat that the bank is something more than a human being. He is the…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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