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ISBN: 0749304014 / ISBN-13: 9780749304010

Sweet Thursday


An elaboration on John Steinbeck's greatest theme - the common bonds of humanity and love which make goodness and happiness possible - this "Penguin ... Show synopsis

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  • Sweet Thursday (Mandarin) – Mass-market paperback (1992)
    by John Steinbeck

    Sweet Thursday
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    Mass-market paperback, Mandarin
    New edition. New edition.
    240 pages

    ISBN: 0749304014
    ISBN-13: 9780749304010

    Steinbeck's sequel to "Cannery Row". Times have changed. World War II has left Cannery Row rustier and dustier than even Doc can remember it. But the Palace Flop-house remains the institution and landmark it has always been, and Mack and the boys are only too pleased to welcome him home.

  • 1. Mass-market paperback, Mandarin, 1992


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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. More



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 More



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 ... More


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. More

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