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“Profound, sympathetic, often angry . . . an honest moving book by one of our great writers.” The San Francisco Examiner
“This is superior Steinbecka muscular, evocative report of a journey of rediscovery.” John Barkham, Saturday Review Syndicate
“The eager, sensuous pages in which he writes about what he found and whom he encountered frame a picture of our human nature in the twentieth century which will not soon be surpassed.” Edward Weeks, The Atlantic Monthly
It's amazing how relevant Steinbeck's observations of America are forty years after he wrote this book.
I absolutely loved this unconventional travelogue by John Steinbeck as he travelled the U.S. in the fall of 1960, with his dog, a large poodle named Charley.
Steinbeck is of course one of the great American writers, but this book gives the reader insight into the personality of the author.
I really enjoy his writing style and insights. I look forward to reading more of his works in the near future.Published 2 days ago by clay h.
Hey, it's Steinbeck! Of course it's a great story, well told. But it's more than that; Steinbeck muses about many of the things we all see in life, and offers his unique... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Bruce W
Read Grapes of Wrath and then read Travels with Charlie. Steinbeck is a genius. This book provides an insightful reflection on America and human nature. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Bradley Green
I am enjoying this travelog very much. Makes me want to visit some of the places he goes with his adorable and charming Charley.Published 17 days ago by slrj
Great read for the active, adventure driven American. Not the Steinbeck you think of from high school readings.Published 18 days ago by Will DeShazo
First read this decades ago at the recommendation of my husband who had read it as a middle schooler. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Cherry Py
What else can you say about Steinbeck. Plain words, great thoughts.Published 24 days ago by colima 47