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    "Grapes of Wrath" Author John Steinbeck Signed Letter Steinbeck was one of America's best-known writers of the 20th century. His novels often highlighted the plight of the homeless, hopeless and downtrodden that America's fast-paced growth had left behind, such as The Grapes of Wrath's impoverished Joad family which won him the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Other novels include Of Mice and Men, Cannery Row, and East of Eden. This item is a one-page typed letter signed, 8.5" x 11", on his personal letterhead and dated November 12, 1962. Steinbeck is sending his thanks after receiving the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature. In part, "I can't tell you how happy your letter of congratulations has made me, but I'm going to try. Anyone who says he doesn't like a friendly pat on the back is untruthful or a fool. Far from the least rewarding results of the Nobel Award to me have been the many letters of congratulation which are a clear indication to me that people care." In fine condition, with light toning, mailing folds, and small chipping to edges. Great content mentioning his Nobel Prize. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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