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Sites about The Grapes of Wrath

by John Steinbeck

The Joad family loses its farm in Oklahoma and migrate to California in the midst of the depression.

Characters: Tom Joad, Ma, Old Tom, Grandma, Grandpa
Keywords: migrant workers, dust bowl, camps, poverty

Critical sites about The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
This site contains a chapter-by-chapter summary of the plot, lists of the characters and their relationships, and a short overview of the novel.
Contains: Plot Summary
Author: Stefan, Ed
Keywords: John Steinbeck, California novel

Other (non-critical) sites about The Grapes of Wrath

Voices from the Dustbowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection 1940-41
This Library of Congress, although not specifically about The Grapes of Wrath, gives insight into the plight of migrant workers with letters, photographs, and commentaries.
Contains: Historical Context
Keywords: Migrant workers, farm workers, dust bowl, California

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013