While fulfilling his dead father's dream of creating a prosperous farm in California, Joseph Wayne comes to believe that a magnificent tree on the ...Show synopsisWhile fulfilling his dead father's dream of creating a prosperous farm in California, Joseph Wayne comes to believe that a magnificent tree on the farm embodies his father's spirit. His brothers and their families share in Joseph's prosperity and the farm flourishes - until one brother, scared by Joseph's pagan belief, kills the tree and brings disease and famine on the farm. Set in familiar Steinbeck country, "To A God Unknown" is a mystical tale, exploring one man's attempt to control the forces of nature and to understand the ways of God.Hide synopsis
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To A God Unknown is John Sreinbeck's 2nd novel which begins to set the course for the familiar California back drop in much of Steinbeck's work. This novel surges deep into man's struggle between faith in a greater power and the forces of nature. As with many of Steinbeck's novels, To A God Unknown is layered with multiple relationships between characters and times of trial in their lives. The central character, Joseph, not only struggles with generations of family, but with "pagan" beliefs and natural disaster as he attempts to keep his farm properous and thriving. This is a very nice read for those who enjoy Steinbeck as there are many hints of his later work throughout the story.
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