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Tortilla flat by John Steinbeck

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Published by The Modern library in New York .
Written in English

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Statementby John Steinbeck; with a foreword by the author; illustrated by Ruth Gannett.
SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books [216]
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. l., v-vi, 1 l., 9-316, [1] p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248088M

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Free download or read online Tortilla Flat pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by John Steinbeck. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Danny, Pablo Soler/5. Tortilla Flat is an authentic remnant of an old west town, nestled in the midst of the Tonto National Forest, in the Superstition Mountain Range. Tortilla Flat started out as a stagecoach stop in and neither fire nor flood has been able to take away this historic stop along the Historic Apache Trail. Jun 01,  · Tortilla Flats is not so much a novel as a cycle of short stories built around the misadventures, sacred superstitions, and wine based brotherhood of its central characters. Around the core characters we have a variety of equally comedic bumbler's including: women of flexible virtue, barter-based wine bootleggers /5(). Without the distinct culture of the area, Tortilla Flat would not have been possible. The book brings to life a group of paisanos, men of a heritage mixed with Spanish, indigenous, white, and Mexican genes. To the people of Monterey, they were minimally employable, and not worth inclusion in in the greater parts of society, but no matter.

Summary Plot Overview In the town of Tortilla Flat above beautiful Monterey lived a group of men called the paisanos. They were drunkards, thieves, ruffians, and vagabonds, but they were also surprisingly good at heart; requiring little more from life than friendship and a little wine. Apr 18,  · Tortilla Flat was the book that made John Steinbeck’s name – and his fortune. By the time it was published in May , he’d managed to publish four . Cornelia Ruiz - Tortilla Flat's primary source of gossip, Cornelia is a very restless girl. She goes through husbands almost as quickly as the paisanos go through gallons of wine. When Danny's friends talk, they often find fault in Cornelia's activities, but they would all be more than willing to get involved with her. Tortilla Flat book. Read 2, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Steinbeck is an artist; and he tells the stories of these lovable /5.