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By: Cole Cloutier

THE GREAT DEPRESSION

A period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment. It started with the Stock Market Crash in 1929 then the dustbowl and also bank runs.

John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Grapes of Wrath". As the author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

Of Mice & Men

Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in search of new job opportunities during the Great Depression, in California.