John Steinbeck


John Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1962

Born: 27 February 1902, Salinas, CA, USA

Died: 20 December 1968, New York, NY, USA

Residence at the time of the award: USA

Prize motivation: "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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