Discussion: East of Eden
Mar
29
Date:Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM
Event Type:Book Discussions
Age Group:Adult (18+)

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

The masterpiece of Steinbeck’s later years, East of Eden is a work in which Steinbeck created his most mesmerizing characters and explored his most enduring themes--the mystery of identity, the inexplicability of love, and the murderous consequences of love's absence. Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families—the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

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