The Great Depression

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The Great Depression. http://history1900s.about.com/od/1930s/p/greatdepression.htm

The Great Depression started after the stock market crash tuesday October 29, 1929. Many people lost their jobs because no one could pay them. They started living in Hoovervilles named after hover the president at the time, they believed it was his fault that they went into the Great Depression. Many people tried to escape the depression with entertainment. The depression lasted from 1929- the early 1940s.

John Steinbeck http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Steinbeck

He was an american writer.

He wrote of mice and men.

He was born February 27, 1902.

He wrote 16 novels

6 non-fiction books

And 5 collections of short stories.

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Of mice and men http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Of_Mice_and_Men

Written by john Steinbeck

It tells a story of two migrant ranch workers who move from place to place in search of new job opportunities during the Great Depression in California.

It was published in 1937