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The rebel figure in American literature and film

the interconnected lives of John Steinbeck and James Dean

by Audry Lynch

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steinbeck, John, -- 1902-1968,
  • Dean, James, -- 1931-1955,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAudry Lynch ; with a foreword by Michael J. Meyer.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3537.T3234 Z7228 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 109 p. ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24115850M
    ISBN 100773446621
    ISBN 109780773446625
    LC Control Number2009026570

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