John Steinbeck

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Cannery RowTitle to be discussed:  Cannery Row, by John Steinbeck.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, March 11, 6:30pm.  Summary: "Unburdened by the material necessities of the more fortunate, the denizens of Cannery Row discover rewards unknown in more traditional society. Henry the painter sorts through junk lots for pieces of wood to incorporate into the boat he is building, while the girls from Dora Floodrsquo's bordello venture out now and then to enj...

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Travels with CharleyTitle to be discussed: Travels with Charley, by John Steinbeck. Date of meeting: Thursday, Nov. 19, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Nov. 20, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Almost fifty years ago, Steinbeck hit the highways in a custom-built camper with his French poodle, Charley, and traveled the country exploring small-town, back-roads Americana....

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