PMC Cannery Row

Steinbeck, John

£8.99

In the din and stink that is Cannery Row a colourful blend of misfits – gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists – survive side by side in a jumble of adventure and mischief.

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One of the BBC’s ‘100 Novels That Shaped Our World’

‘Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.’

Meet the gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists of Cannery Row in Monterey, California, during the Great Depression. They want to throw a party for their friend Doc, so Mack and the boys set about, in their own inimitable way, recruiting everyone in the neighbourhood to the cause. But along the way they can’t help but get involved in a little mischief and misadventure. It wouldn’t be Cannery Row if it was otherwise, now would it?

Packed with a ramshackle joi de vivre, Cannery Row is Steinback’s high-spirited tribute to his native California.

‘Uninhibited, bawdy, compassionate, inquisitive, deeply intelligent’ Daily Telegraph

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Weight 127 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 7 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

147

Language

English

Edition

New Edition

Dewey

813.52 (edition:21)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K