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A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great DepressionA Penguin Classic Over seventy-five years since its first publication, Steinbeck’s tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America’s most widely read and taught novels. An unlikely pair, George and Lennie

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Author John Steinbeck

Pages 144

Publisher Penguin

Published Date 1994-02-01

ISBN 0140186425 9780140186420


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my favorite classic novel!"

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pxrple_mxss shared a tip "The book is so sad I wish it didn’t end like that I am so frustrated!! But absolutely love this book!"

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soulmoon shared a tip "😭😭😭"

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the_sapphic_bookworm_9707 shared a tip "Very very boring"

NukaGirl shared a tip "Great classic book with an interesting story line. I just didn't like a certain part of it. 8/10⭐"

charlie_gariepy shared a tip "It taught me a lot about how society is to men"

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bobbyhannafey shared a tip "A moving classic about friendship!"

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fishsticks77 shared a tip "Real."

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megan_marie_6288 shared a tip "A high school read, I didn’t expect to like this book. It’s full of drama, brotherhood, & heartbreak!"

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gregorythedino shared a tip "Literally made me sob in the middle of my study hall."

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michelle_amato shared a tip "I could only read this once, I'm glad I did."

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frankie_sutton shared a tip "literally my favorite book"

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richele_pearson shared a tip "Such a plot twist but one of my favorite books!"

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agentq5ft2 shared a tip "Short and sweet. Worth a read through. Even my little brother enjoyed this book."

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berel_shur shared a tip "Made me cry"

pip_3121 shared a tip "I really like Great Expectations by Charles Dickens."

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cerridwen_mcclurg shared a tip "I'm rlly into Dante's inferno rn"

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Undetctable.Paper shared a tip "Slow paced,Funny, Friendship, and everything you would be looking for in a short older timed novel.#american #tearjerkers"

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NikkiStixx shared a tip "2020"

lila_kieley shared a tip "it was a ok i probably wouldn’t have read it on my own(had to read it for school)"

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Hotwheels85 shared a tip "Love this book!"

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tiffany_gomez_8561 shared a tip "My dad read this to me as a kid and despite the grim ending, it became one of my favorite books."

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mary_howard_blackbu shared a tip "Loved this book"

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collin_davis_6574 shared a tip "Classic"

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taylor_evans_5490 shared a tip "Classic"

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ashkan_sofali shared a tip "Yes, it was so tragic"

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victoria_joyce_4989 shared a tip "Great classic. His writing is superb. He is great at setting as well."

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crystal_comtois shared a tip "American God's by Neil gaiman"

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opalent shared a tip "man."

poppy__5293 shared a tip "On of my favorite books. I taught it for a number of years."

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nate_lennick shared a tip "Read it all the way through starts out slow but the end is completely worth the wait!"

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caitlin_boucha shared a tip "Read it in highschool, honestly a book I think about all the time. #lenny"

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danielle_haber_3285 shared a tip "All time favorite! Steinbeck’s characterization is flawless."

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delynne_bortis shared a tip "Such a great read"

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jennifer_raborn_sea shared a tip "I hate to like it. It was so well written. The parallels were perfect. It was terrible because you realize how dark humanity is."

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jake_jones_1076 shared a tip "Yes I do!"

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auriela_valencia shared a tip "I'm reading this in class and I think the plot is very interesting. You should definitely read it 🤓📖"

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alexis_johnson_8341 shared a tip "Yes I completely agree. I had to read in 4th or 5th grade but I still like to re-read it."

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cuttingyourownbangs shared a tip "“If this didn’t make you cry the first time you read it— at least once— you Are a sociopath!” - Maurie Povich"

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lisbet_dominguez shared a tip "You are welcome, it's a great book"

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lil-farrah shared a tip "9/10"

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amanda_blacksmith shared a tip "This should take you around 2 hours and 37 minutes to read at 200 words per minute."

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julie_lewis_2596 shared a tip "I was crying in class reading the last chapter :("

tendayi_peyton shared a tip "made me cry…a lot…"

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AshMitch56 shared a tip "Read this in high school. It's quick and worth the time."

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keely_salvato shared a tip "This book will make you feel all the feels but it is an amazing classic and easy to read"

nevaeh_3069 shared a tip "I haven't read the whole book but it seems good so far"

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victoria_jimenez_9502 shared a tip "one of the first books I was forced to read in school that I truly enjoyed"

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martha_welsh shared a tip "Simply magnificent!"

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kenn_holden shared a tip "the book was well written and i enjoyed it but the ending made me cry but i 100% recommend"

gaby_j shared a tip "An unfortunate turn of events turn into a solemn goodbye. This book is filled with hopeful longing sighs."

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jenna_marion shared a tip "A classic, heart wrenching tale."

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fat_kun shared a tip "literally boring"

sundayisreading shared a tip "I loved this book so much. So much."

allyson_2442 shared a tip "Great story line"

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roxana_burt shared a tip "This is a great book"

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isabella_6241 shared a tip "The humanity"

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bethany_carter_250 shared a tip "It told a compelling short story about a friendship but had a lot of twists and cliffhangers that kept me engaged."

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liz_a_9246 shared a tip "Purchased."

rebecca_jefferson_8307 shared a tip "Truly one of the most profound assessments of gender, race, and disability barriers ever written in it’s time."

garrett_gudmunsen shared a tip "Very easy read. Immersive to the core."

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taleah_logue shared a tip "An absolute classic! A quick read that makes me question why not everyone of a decent age has read it."

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matthew_moore_8502 shared a tip "Currently I am reading Dune"

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lauren_parker_4672 shared a tip "The characters were so Lovable but the ending was super sad ☹️😭😭"

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clara_b_3029 shared a tip "Honestly, I do not have a favorite book! I’m too indecisive so many to choose from! How about you?"

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madison_peters_7352 shared a tip "Loved this book. Also made me cry a little <3"

brendan_palmer shared a tip "Good book"

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