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An introduction to The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck [cd] : audio guide / written and produced by Dan Stone.

Authors: Stone, Dan.
Call number: CD 813.52 Steinbeck STO
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Endowment for the Arts, [2006]
Publication date: [2006]
Subject: Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Grapes of wrath.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Series title: Big read.
Title: An introduction to The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck [cd] : audio guide / written and produced by Dan Stone.
Physical description: 1 audio disc (38 min., 30 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Narrated by Dana Gioia ; readings by Ed Harris ; featuring Ray Bradbury, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jay Parini, Richard Rodriguez, Susan Shillinglaw, Kevin Starr, Thom Steinbeck, Susan Straight, and Rich Wartzman.
Contents note: Radio program -- Bonus tracks: John Steinbeck describes his childhood to Eleanor Roosevelt -- Jay Parini on the self-education of John Steinbeck -- Ray Bradbury and Richard Rodriguez on the structure of The Grapes of wrath -- Susan Shillinglaw on Steinbeck's love of music -- Lawson Inada on the diverse migrant experience in California -- Thom Steinbeck, Ed Harris, and Susan Shillinglaw on the power of Ma Joad -- Rick Wartzman on the negative reactions to The Grapes of wrath -- Thom Steinbeck on how his father made him a reader.
Notes: "The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, developed in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest"--Insert.
Compact disc.
Summary note: Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, a novel about a poor family of sharecroppers who are driven from their home by drought, economic hardship, and changes in the agriculture industry during the Great Depression.
Includes interviews, commentaries and excerpts from the novel, providing first-hand accounts of why The Grapes of Wrath remains so compelling seven decades after its initial publication.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Added author: Gioia, Dana., narrator.
Harris, Ed, 1950- , narrator.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012., speaker.
Inada, Lawson Fusao., speaker.
Parini, Jay., speaker.
Rodriguez, Richard speaker.
Shillinglaw, Susan., speaker.
Starr, Kevin., speaker.
Steinbeck, Thomas., speaker.
Straight, Susan., speaker.
Wartzman, Rick., speaker.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Grapes of wrath. Selections.
National Endowment for the Arts.
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
LCCN: 2008648881
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1202021
Bib No.: 1202021

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