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The Grapes of Wrath
used in Do You Speak American?

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Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel of Oakie farmers who suffer the Dust Bowl and injustice (1939)
  • ...West, from the pioneer settlers who endured the horrors of the wagon trail to Chinese workers (once called coolies) and Irish laborers during the railroad building of the 1860s, to the Oklahoma dust-bowl refugees immortalized in Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, to blue-collar workers pouring into the aerospace and defense industries of World War II and the Cold War, to blacks escaping the segregationist South, to Mexicans willing to pick the crops of agribusiness, to youths yearning...
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