Travels with Charley: In Search of America Summary
John Steinbeck

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Travels with Charley: In Search of America Summary

John Steinbeck (Feb. 27, 1902 - December 20, 1968) embarks on a journey to discover America in the fall of 1960. He drives a brand new three-quarter ton pickup camper truck and travels with his dog Charley. His purpose is to learn something about the vast United States and write a book about his experiences.

His route takes him through Vermont, where he discusses politics with a farmer, and up to the northernmost part of Maine. There he...

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