A bestselling author unearths the fascinating story of the banning of "The Grapes of Wrath" in the 1930s--and captures the essence of a tumultuous era.A bestselling author unearths the fascinating story of the banning of "The Grapes of Wrath" in the 1930s--and captures the essence of a tumultuous era.Read Less
New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 308 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. First Edition. Ships daily. This HB book and DJ are in like new condition. DJ has no tears, scratches or rubs. Covers and interior are very good, tight and clean. No tears, marks or creases.
...read this! Rick Wartzman writes about an incredibly important book, Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, but just as importantly, tells the story of a brave librarian who stood up for right and ultimately influenced future generations around the idea of intellectual freedom. It's a powerful snapshot of an insular community governed by ignorance and will remind everyone of how shamefully Dust Bowl refugees were treated.
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