New York: The Modern Library, (1939).
Hardcover. Later printing. Blumenthal style 8 green cloth stamped in black and gilt. Hinges cracked, cloth a bit mottled, spine cocked, about very good lacking the dust jacket. Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of an Oklahoma family's migration to California during the Depression. Basis for the John Ford film featuring Henry Fonda as Tom Joad. Ford and supporting actress Jane Darwell won Academy Awards; Fonda was nominated but lost to Robert Donat in *Goodbye, Mr. Chips!* Steinbeck's masterpiece and literature's lasting testament to the Great Depression, it was singled-out in his citation for the Nobel Prize decades later.