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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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Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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