John Steinbeck: Death

1902–1968

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John Steinbeck, that most American of American writers, died at 5.30pm on Friday the 20th of December 1968 in his apartment overlooking East 72nd Street, New York. He was 66, and it was snowing.

Death, or the idea of death, of one sort or another, was an integral part of Steinbeck’s writing, whether novels or journalism, not least in his newspaper dispatches home during World War Two and…

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