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The Wayward Bus by John Steinbeck - 1st Edition - 1947

The Wayward Bus by John Steinbeck - 1st Edition - 1947

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This first edition book, The Wayward Bus, was written by John Steinbeck (1902 1968) was an American author who won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humor and keen social perception.

This is a story of an American/Mexican man Juan Chicoy and his wife who own a road side garage/restaurant in Rebel Corners, California in the 1930s. Juan also drives a bus which does a run from San Ysidro, CA into Mexico. The plot revolves around the passengers of the bus who are stranded at Juans garage stop while he repairs the bus which has broken down. The extreme differences between the social, economic and class distinctions of all the people makes each of them look at themselves and how their lives have unfolded and how they fit in.

The book is covered in an orange cloth with gold lettering. The dust jacket is worn on the edges but intact. It measures 8 ¼” x 5 ½” x 1 1/8 and is in very good condition. The binding is solid with no loose pages. It was published by The Viking Press, New York 1947. This book will be a great addition to your collection.

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