Other Side of Eden: Life With John Steinbeck

Other Side of Eden: Life With John Steinbeck

By: Steinbeck, John

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As the son of a celebrated literary icon, John Steinbeck IV grew up in a privileged world peopled by the literati and the intellectual elite. Sadly, it was also a world of alcoholism, bitter divorce, estrangement, and abuse, on the part of both his mother and father. In this fascinating memoir, the late son and namesake of John Steinbeck writes with great insight and a gift for lyrical expression about his often painful youth. Left unfinished at his untimely death, this testament to his life is here reconstructed by his wife of twelve years. Interweaving her own reminiscences of her life with John Steinbeck IV, Nancy Steinbeck has created an engrossing account from two perspectives: her husband's memories of his chaotic and adventurous upbringing and her own thoughts on their journey together to make a new life apart from the long shadow of a famous father and a troubled past.

Title: Other Side of Eden: Life With John Steinbeck

Author Name: Steinbeck, John

Categories: Essays/Writer Bios,

Publisher: PROMETHEUS BOOKS:

ISBN Number: 1573928585

ISBN Number 13: 9781573928588

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 411808