John Steinbeck The Red Pony (Guided Reader)

ISBN 13: 9780435270339

The Red Pony (Guided Reader)

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Jody Tiflin lives on a ranch in the Californian mountains and, like most ten-year-old boys, has the urge for rebellion as well as the need to be loved. His father gives him a red pony and he discovers both joy and sorrow as he takes responsibility for his horse. Jody learns something of life and death and comes to understand that adults too are fallible.

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John Steinbeck (1902 - 1978) grew up in California and used the valiey and coast as the setting for some of his greatest fiction. He studied at Stanford University and then worked as a labourer and journalist in New York as he worked on the first of many fine novels. The Grapes of Wrath, often considered his finest book, was published in 1939. John Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.


Book of four related stories by John Steinbeck, published in 1937 and expanded in 1945. The stories chronicle a young boy's maturation. In "The Gift," the best-known story, young Jody Tiflin is given a red pony by his rancher father. Under ranch hand Billy Buck's guidance, Jody learns to care for and train his pony, which he names Gabilan. Caught in an unexpected rain, Gabilan catches a cold and, despite Billy Buck's ministrations, dies. Jody watches the buzzards alight on the body of his beloved pony, and, distraught at his inability to control events, he kills one of them. The other stories in The Red Pony are "The Great Mountains," "The Promise," and "The Leader of the People," in which Jody develops empathy and also learns from his grandfather about "westering," the migration of people to new places and the urge for new experiences. -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature

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John Steinbeck
Editore: Heinemann (Txt) (1986)
ISBN 10: 0435270338 ISBN 13: 9780435270339
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Descrizione libro Heinemann (Txt), 1986. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780435270339

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