Steinbeck, John: The Pearl

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The Pearl John Ernst Steinbeck John Steinbeck was born in 1902, in Salinas, California. He was of Westfalian descent on his father s side, his father was half-German, and of Irish on his mother s side. He studied at Stanford University for some years (from 1919 to 1925), and took particular interest in biology, a course of studies that taught him how to make exact observations. He did not, how-ever, pass any final examination. He looked for work in all possible spheres, particularly in the country where he got to know the conditions under which farm-hands had to work. Later he got jobs in New York, which were in no way different from the usual jobs taken up by unskilled workers in America. He worked as a dish-washer, a bricklayer, a porter and finally as a newspaper-reporter. John ...

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1967
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Referat
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Englisch
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