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Sweet Thursday

John Steinbeck

Sweet Thursday

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


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StatementJohn Steinbeck.
The Physical Object
Pagination206p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19830865M

The author twice tried and failed to adapt the book to the stage; Rodgers and Hammerstein did so in Pipe Dream (). While its critical reputation remains uneven, Sweet Thursday raises question about how we know truth that "will remain important to readers in any age" (Railsback & Meyer, ). Published in the same year as the first edition.


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Sweet Thursday is still a very enjoyable book and managed to arouse and audible chuckle from me here and there, but, as the only work of Steinbeck's I've read Sweet Thursday book could be labeled as a "romantic comedy," it fell short of leaving me with that happy and slightly amazed feeling that Cannery Row succeeded in /5().

`Sweet Thursday' is the follow up to `Cannery Row' and although it has many of the same characters from that first book it doesn't quite live up to the charm you felt from when you first delved into the lives of those on Cannery Row.

Don't get me wrong, `Sweet Thursday' is still very good and is written in Steinbeck's usual descriptive and rich /5(). `Sweet Thursday' is the follow up to `Cannery Row' and although it has many of the same characters from that first book it doesn't quite live up to the charm you felt from when you first delved into the lives of those on Cannery Row.

Don't get me wrong, `Sweet Thursday' is still very good and is written in Steinbeck's usual descriptive and rich /5(). Sweet Thursday was no exception--it sold remarkably well. One day alone--on J Viking Press sold two thousand copies, which prompted Pascal Covici, Steinbeck's editor, to predict it would top one hundred thousand for the year, and later to exult: "the 4/5(32).

Sweet Thursday Book Summary: In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene Sweet Thursday book Cannery Row—the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears—from Doc, based.

Chapter Sweet Thursday (1) The narrator opens by announcing this Thursday is of particular importance as significant forces have been set in motion on Cannery Row. On such a beautiful day, the entire town is in a good mood.

Where does Sweet Thursday rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far. Not applicable; my first book. Who was your favorite character and why.

Characters. Doc is the 'protagonist' but the story isn't 'about' him, it's about the place, the time, the joys of living and learning to love. What about Jerry Farden’s performance did. “A postwar continuation of Cannery Row, [Sweet Thursday is] every bit as juicy and relaxed as the original This is comedy–bawdy, sentimental, and good fun.” The Atlantic In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that is just naturally bad.

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Later books include Sweet Thursday (), The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication (), Once There Was a War (), The Winter of Our Discontent (),Travels with Charley in Search of America (), America and Americans (), and the posthumously published Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters (), Viva Zapata!/5(24).

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Returning to the scene of "Cannery Row," the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears - from Fauna, new headmistress of the local /5(44).

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Academic and Scholarly books and Modern First Editions,and all types of Educational Reference Literature.) Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Sweet Thursday is a novel and sequel to Cannery Row written by John Steinbeck.

The story is set in a part of Monterey, California known as "Cannery Row". Doc comes home from the war only to find that everything in his hometown has changed and the people he knew are either dead or gone.

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It is a sequel to Cannery Row and set in the years after the end of World War II. According to the author, “Sweet Thursday” is the day after Lousy Wednesday and the day before Waiting Friday.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. Perhaps Cannery Row was not top Steinbeck, but I loved it, and the characters live today as vividly as when I first met them in his pages, ten years ago. `Sweet Thursday' is the follow up to `Cannery Row' and although it has many of the same characters from that first book it doesn't quite live up to the charm you felt from when you first delved into the lives of those on Cannery Row.

Don't get me wrong, `Sweet Thursday' is still very good and is written in Steinbeck's usual descriptive and rich /5(55).

Sweet Thursday (Book): Steinbeck, John: A Penguin Classic In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad.

Returning to the scene of Cannery Row --the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of. Sweet Thursday is a companion book to cannery row. It is a soft, relaxing, easy read.

One can easily picture the area and the characters exemplified in this novel. It is one of my favorites. 1 Silent Rating. See All 5 Reviews Subscribe now for coupons, newsletters, and more. Enter Your Email for Coupon Sign Up/5(5). After I fell in love with Steinbeck's Cannery Row about a year ago and actually went to visit Monterey shortly after finishing the book, it was a given for me to get to the sequel, which is Sweet in the years after the second World War, the protagonist of Cannery Row, Doc, returns to his lab on Cannery Row in Monterey to find that he himself and Cannery Row have changed.4/5(38).

Read "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck available from Rakuten Kobo. A Penguin Classic In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is 5/5. "Sweet Thursday" is the story of Doc's accepting love, as well as the good intentions of his diverse friends, into his life.

Steinbeck's further development of the other Cannery characters, along with his wonderful descriptions of Monterey County and the post-war time period is a perfect blend of art and story-telling talent which make for a 5/5(5). Get this from a library.

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Returning to the scene of Cannery Row. Burning Bright (), an allegory set against shifting backgrounds (circus, sea, farm) and revolving around the fear of sterility and the desire for self-perpetuation, marks Steinbeck’s involvement with the drama in its fusion of the forms of novel and Thursday () marks Steinbeck’s return, in a mood of sometimes frothy.

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Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck. Penguin Books. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. If you've ever seen the marvelous movie Cannery Row, with Nick Nolte and Debra Winger, then you should know that 90% of the movie plot is from Sweet Thursday with only the great frog hunt being from Cannery Row.

I think the movie is a faithful and loving adaptation of the book, and it's hard for me to read the book without thinking of the movie.