John Steinbeck Biography

John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden and the novella Of Mice and Men.

Steinbeck controversially received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962 "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception". Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
John Steinbeck
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist
Ethnicity:
White American
Date of Birth:
February 27, 1902
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Date of Death:
December 20, 1968
Age at Death:
66
Cause of Death:
Cardiovascular disease, Heart failure
Marriages
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