Pricer Pro 

Price history for
Travels with Charley in Search of America

Travels with Charley in Search of America
Buy on Amazon
Travels with Charley in Search of America
Buy on Amazon




Amazon Price Track

Get notified when this item's price drops. (You can unsubscribe at any time.)

Email me when the price drops.




Should I Buy This Now?

Hmm, we're not sure about this one. Check back again in a couple days, and track this price in the mean time.




Description

An intimate journey across and in search of America, as told by one of its most beloved writers, in a deluxe centennial edition

In September 1960, John Steinbeck embarked on a journey across America. He felt that he might have lost touch with the country, with its speech, the smell of its grass and trees, its color and quality of light, the pulse of its people. To reassure himself, he set out on a voyage of rediscovery of the American identity, accompanied by a distinguished French poodle named Charley; and riding in a three-quarter-ton pickup truck named Rocinante.
 
His course took him through almost forty states: northward from Long Island to Maine; through the Midwest to Chicago; onward by way of Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana (with which he fell in love), and Idaho to Seattle, south to San Francisco and his birthplace, Salinas; eastward through the Mojave, New Mexico, Arizona, to the vast hospitality of Texas, to New Orleans and a shocking drama of desegregation; finally, on the last leg, through Alabama, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to New York.
 
Travels with Charley in Search of America is an intimate look at one of America's most beloved writers in the later years of his life—a self-portrait of a man who never wrote an explicit autobiography. Written during a time of upheaval and racial tension in the South—which Steinbeck witnessed firsthand—Travels with Charley is a stunning evocation of America on the eve of a tumultuous decade. This Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition also features French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


From the Trade Paperback edition.


Authors Top Sellers




United States Top Sellers




Memoirs Top Sellers




Travelers & Explorers Top Sellers




United States Top Sellers




Travel Top Sellers




Authors Top Sellers




Memoirs Top Sellers




United States Top Sellers




Travel Writing Top Sellers




Biographies & Memoirs Top Sellers




History Top Sellers




Travel Top Sellers




Countries
CanadaUnited KingdomUnited States