Cannery Row Summary
John Steinbeck

Everything you need to understand or teach Cannery Row by John Steinbeck.

  • Cannery Row Summary & Study Guide
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  • 30 Cannery Row Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Cannery Row Summary

Cannery Row depicts life in a depressed California fishing town, with the story culminating with the owner of a Chinese grocery, ladies in a civic-minded bordello, a household of grown-up delinquents, and assorted other characters coming together to give lonely Doc, owner/operator of a marine research facility, a tremendous birthday party.

Lee Chong owns a general grocery store that extends credit to most of the poor residents of Cannery Row. His neighbor...

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Cannery Row Study Guide

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