Long Island - This is where Steinbeck and his wife have a house by the shore, 30 feet above sea level.
New York City - Steinbeck considers this a center of literature and other arts.
Bangor - Steinbeck takes his first motel here and the place seems made entirely out of plastic, including the restaurant.
Deer Isle - The place reminds the author of an English coastal region, from the climate to the people and architecture.
Empty Restaurant - In Connecticut on his way from Maine, Steinbeck encounters this place where he wants to rent a cabin, and although the neon signs announce that the place is open and has vacancies, nobody comes by all night long.
Northern Michigan - Steinbeck camps by a lake on private land here where he meets a married man who has no direction but will likely end up in the city because...
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