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Sweet Thursday

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  • Sweet Thursday (Penguin Books) – Trade paperback (1996)
    by John Steinbeck

    Sweet Thursday

    Trade paperback, Penguin Books
    1996
    English
    272 pages

    ISBN: 0140187502
    ISBN-13: 9780140187502

    In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that is just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of "Cannery Row," the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears - from Fauna, new headmistress of the local brothel, to Hazel, a bum whose mother must have wanted a daughter.

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Reviews of Sweet Thursday

Overall customer rating: 4.800
Debbie C
by Debbie C on Jun 8, 2013

Haven't read this book yet. Ordered it ahead for a book club discussion in December. Plan on reading it the end of the year.

Andie

Surprised

by Andie on Jun 3, 2011

John Steinbeck being jaunty & tounge in cheek - very uplifting when you can laugh at the subtle sarcasam. Will read & savor again

schermie

ONE OF STEINBECK'S SWEETEST STORIES

by schermie on Jul 5, 2007

Set in Monterey's Cannery Row, Steinbeck tells the story of a beleaguered writer trying to write a book but who is beset by personal doubt and frustration. The locals, including the madam of the Palace, contrive to keep him assured. Into the picture comes a young woman, apparently adrift and homeless, whose abilities belie her assumed status as a prostitute, and the madam understands this but gives her refuge in her establishment. How this girl rescues the writer and gives him life, finally, makes it one of the sweetest and most poignant tales I have read. Full of humor as well as pathos, it is a must read for any who like Steinbeck.

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topj

a good relaxing read

by topj on May 31, 2007

When I think of John Steinbeck, I think first of "Cannery Row". Sweet Thursday is a companion book to cannery row. It is a soft, relaxing, easy read. One can easily picture the area and the characters exemplified in this novel. It is one of my favorites.

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