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By Susan Shillinglaw

Carol Henning Steinbeck, author John Steinbeck’s first spouse, was once his artistic anchor, the muse for his nice paintings of the Thirties, culminating in The Grapes of Wrath. assembly at Lake Tahoe in 1928, their attachment was once fast, their personalities meshing in inventive synergy. Carol used to be unconventional, inventive, and compelling. within the adolescence of Steinbeck’s profession, dwelling in San Francisco, Pacific Grove, Los Gatos, and Monterey, their Modernist circle incorporated Ed Ricketts, Joseph Campbell, and Lincoln Steffens. in lots of methods Carol’s tale is all too accepted: an inventive and clever lady subsumes her personal existence and paintings into that of her husband. jointly, they introduced forth one of many enduring novels of the 20 th century. 

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