East of Eden
(OverDrive Read, Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book)

Book Cover
Published:
Penguin Publishing Group 2002
Format:
OverDrive Read, Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book
ISBN:
9781440631320
Status:
Checked Out
Description
A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America's most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. 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.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. Adapted for the 1955 film directed by Elia Kazan introducing James Dean, and read by thousands as the book that brought Oprah's Book Club back, East of Eden has remained vitally present in American culture for over half a century.
Also in This Series
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Details
Street Date:
02/05/2002
Language:
English
ASIN:
B001BC5HXG
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.3, 34 Points
Lexile measure:
700
Other Editions and Formats
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Like This
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

John Steinbeck. (2002). East of Eden. Penguin Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

John Steinbeck. 2002. East of Eden. Penguin Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

John Steinbeck, East of Eden. Penguin Publishing Group, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

John Steinbeck. East of Eden. Penguin Publishing Group, 2002. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection20
Western Colorado University00

There are 2 holds on this title.

Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
00da2075-7f49-035c-cc88-564ef4aba106
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Mar 20, 2013 14:22:01
Date Updated:
Nov 18, 2017 01:03:49
Last Metadata Check:
Sep 22, 2019 09:36:13
Last Metadata Change:
Sep 22, 2019 09:36:13
Last Availability Check:
Sep 22, 2019 09:36:52
Last Availability Change:
Sep 21, 2019 22:16:36
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Sep 22, 2019 02:02:05

OverDrive Product Record

id
1518cfba-62d7-4538-98d5-d6ec1a197294
primaryCreator
    • name: John Steinbeck
    • role: Author
starRating
4.5
title
East of Eden
crossRefId
181590
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • value: 9780140186390
      • type: ISBN
sortTitle
East of Eden
images
    • cover300Wide:
        • type: image/jpeg
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1523-1/151/8CF/BA/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img400.jpg
    • cover:
        • type: image/jpeg
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1523-1/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img100.jpg
    • thumbnail:
        • type: image/jpeg
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1523-1/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img200.jpg
    • cover150Wide:
        • type: image/jpeg
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1523-1/151/8CF/BA/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img150.jpg
dateAdded
2010-02-26T13:17:08.2-05:00
contentDetails
      • account:
          • id: 1201
          • name: Marmot Library Network (CO)
      • type: text/html
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=162&titleID=181590
mediaType
eBook
formats
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • value: 9781440631320
            • type: ISBN
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • value: B001BC5HXG
            • type: ASIN
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • identifiers:
            • value: 9781440631320
            • type: ISBN
      • name: OverDrive Read

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: EastofEden9781436241434
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 793082
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781440631320
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 0
            • type: Printing
            • value: 0
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 0
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 02/05/2002
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/1523-1/151/8CF/BA/EastofEden9781436241434.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: EastofEden9781436241434
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B001BC5HXG
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 02/05/2002
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/1523-1/151/8CF/BA/EastofEden9781436241434.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: EastofEden9781436241434
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781440631320
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 02/05/2002
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/1523-1/151/8CF/BA/EastofEden9781436241434.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
keywords
      • value: family
      • value: Great Depression
      • value: sexuality
      • value: Good and evil
      • value: brothers
      • value: California
      • value: classic
      • value: American fiction
      • value: Bible
      • value: sibling rivalry
      • value: fathers and sons
      • value: Family relationships
      • value: American west
      • value: betrayal
      • value: manifest destiny
      • value: Family Saga
      • value: Nobel prize
      • value: classic literature
      • value: American Classic
      • value: American Literature
      • value: Trask
      • value: Cain and Abel
      • value: Aron
      • value: 20th century fiction
      • value: biblical fiction
      • value: penguin classics
      • value: Salinas
      • value: caleb
      • value: abra
      • value: penguin classics series
      • value: East of Eden
      • value: grapes of wrath book
      • value: classic novels collection
      • value: orange classics
      • value: penguin orange classics
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Steinbeck, John
      • name: John Steinbeck
imprint
Penguin Classics
publishDate
2002-02-05T00:00:00-05:00
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
East of Eden
fullDescription
A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America's most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition

In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. 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.
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. Adapted for the 1955 film directed by Elia Kazan introducing James Dean, and read by thousands as the book that brought Oprah's Book Club back, East of Eden has remained vitally present in American culture for over half a century.
gradeLevels
      • value: Grade 9
      • value: Grade 10
      • value: Grade 11
      • value: Grade 12
popularity
8612
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1ByAAAAA2r/products/1518cfba-62d7-4538-98d5-d6ec1a197294/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
1518cfba-62d7-4538-98d5-d6ec1a197294
starRating
4.5
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1523-1/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1523-1/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1523-1/151/8CF/BA/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1523-1/151/8CF/BA/{1518CFBA-62D7-4538-98D5-D6EC1A197294}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Classic Literature
      • value: Fiction
publishDateText
02/05/2002
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9780140186390
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription
A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America's most enduring authors

In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. 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.

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. Adapted for the 1955 film directed by Elia Kazan introducing James Dean and read by thousands as the book that brought Oprah's Book Club back, East...
sortTitle
East of Eden
crossRefId
181590
publisher
Penguin Publishing Group