The Resource Travels with Charley : in search of America, John Steinbeck

Travels with Charley : in search of America, John Steinbeck

Label
Travels with Charley : in search of America
Title
Travels with Charley
Title remainder
in search of America
Statement of responsibility
John Steinbeck
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty-five years ago, when "searching for America" was not yet the cliche it has since become, Steinbeck hit the highways with his French poodle, Charley. In a custom-built camper he named Rosinante after Don Quixote's steed, the two traveled the country--10,000 miles and 34 states. Their varied experiences comprise several slices of small-town back-roads Americana. Steinbeck laments the rise of plastic-covered everything, the vacuousness of "sad souls" he encounters, and the homogenization of local and regional culture. But bright spots abound, and Steinbeck rarely forsakes his humor and his hope in the human spirit. He reluctantly swings through the deep, segregated South before he concludes his trip. Here the ugly specter of racism pervades all, and Steinbeck's chronicle is profoundly disturbing
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 917.3
  • 818/.5203
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1010
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
  • E169
  • PS3537.T3234
LC item number
  • .S82
  • Z52
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 6.7
  • 8.6
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Travels with Charley : in search of America, John Steinbeck
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Travels with Charley : in search of America, John Steinbeck
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780756992248
Lccn
62012359 /L
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
15640
System control number
ocm00419514

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