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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck, 1954

April 14 marks the anniversary of the first publication of John Steinbeck’s 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath. Set during the Great Depression, the book won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and it was cited prominently when Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1962.