John Steinbeck’s Valley of the World Revisited: A Photo Essay

David A. Laws
May 25 · 9 min read
A ranch in “the wilder hills” from Old Stage Road

“I would like to write the story of this whole valley, of all the little towns and all the farms and the ranches in the wilder hills. I can see how I would like to do it so that it would be the valley of the world.” [Steinbeck: A Life in…