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I missed camp, but I found a peanut

Summer's in full swing. The rains, worthy of the deluge in the final chapter of The Grapes of Wrath, finally have abated. Lawns can be mowed. Kids are away at camp. I stare out my office window and sigh. Once again, no summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-18/i-missed-camp-i-found-peanut
Heirs of John Steinbeck sue for control of literary estate

...Court in New York, seeking greater ownership of "The Grapes of Wrath" and other Steinbeck classics and monetary damages...in 1968, but his books remain in great demand. "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Of Mice and Men" sell hundreds of thousands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/art_422379.shtml
Arts
NASCAR Newsmaker: Kyle Petty

...Question: What is the state of NASCAR today? Petty: (John) Steinbeck is writing a book that will be the sequel to the Grapes of Wrath. That's how bad it is. I don't know what it is. If I believe everything I read or believe everything I see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/05/nas_123223.shtml
Nascar
Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

...produce the scores of Oklahoma, The King and I and Carousel; Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck, who wrote The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men; and poet and playwright Langston Hughes. In 1902, Congress authorized construction of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/09/met_249649.shtml
Metro
This day in the Millennium: April 14

...liner Titanic collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic and began sinking. 1939: The John Steinbeck novel The Grapes of Wrath was first published. 1939: The motion picture Wuthering Heights, starring Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/14/met_258946.shtml
Metro
Oprah resurrects book club with Steinbeck classic "East of Eden"

...summer. "It's a saga. You will not be able to turn the pages fast enough." Steinbeck is more famous for "The Grapes of Wrath," but Winfrey said she thinks this novel, published in 1952, might be even better. Steinbeck died in 1968...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/19/art_378833.shtml
Arts
It's hit or miss with adaptations

...list of the good, the bad and the ugly of cinematic adaptations: JOHN STEINBECK: The adaptation of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath (1940) remains a stirring and subtle film that captures the desperate heroism of Tom Joad. The screen version...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/24/liv_451198.shtml
Life & style
A jewel set in Oklahoma

...Bowl-era Oklahoma, home to crop failures, migrant workers and the tragic inspiration for John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath. Not many people were worried about their next tee time. However, Southern Hills was built with the help of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/11/gol_312404.shtml
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
Bottom line

...to life and run away together? Or maybe Tom Joad can get a nice, steady, white-collar job in a follow-up to The Grapes of Wrath . The classics shouldn't be tampered with. And The House at Pooh Corner is undeniably a classic. It doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/05/edi_550610.shtml
Editorials
Reel Releases: Movies remind that things could always be worse

...his job that he steals the doorman's uniform and begins wearing it home as both a literal and symbolic disguise. THE GRAPES OF WRATH (1940): The power of this film is in both the subject matter ? Dust Bowl farmers running toward the false promises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-05-01/reel-releases-movies-