The winter of our discontent
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Shillinglaw, Susan, writer of introduction,
Published
New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2008.
ISBN
9780143039488, 0143039482
Lexile measure
770L
Rating
770L
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
xxxiii, 291 pages ; 20 cm.
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 4.4, 13 Points
Lexile measure
770

Notes

General Note
"First published in the United States of America by The Viking Press 1961 ; Published in Penguin Books 1982 ; This edition with an introduction and notes by Susan Shillinglaw published 2008"--Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxi-xxxiii).
Description
"From a swashbuckling pirate fantasy to a meditation on American morality-- two classic Steinbeck novels make their black spine debuts. In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with 'The Winter of Our Discontent, ' he had "resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American." Ethan Allen Hawley, the protagonist of the novel, works as a clerk in a grocery store that his family once owned. With the decline in their status, his wife is restless, and his teenage children are hungry for the tantalizing material comforts he cannot provide. Then one day, in a moment of moral crisis, Ethan decides to take a holiday from his own scrupulous standards"--From the publisher.
Target Audience
770L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,4.4,13,58711.
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,High School,9,16,Quiz: 12721,Guided reading level: NR.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,4.4,13.0,58711.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, J., & Shillinglaw, S. (2008). The winter of our discontent. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 and Susan, Shillinglaw. 2008. The Winter of Our Discontent. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 and Susan, Shillinglaw, The Winter of Our Discontent. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Steinbeck, John, and Susan Shillinglaw. The Winter of Our Discontent. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2008. Print.

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