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The Power Of ‘The Grapes Of Wrath’

Yes, it’s sentimental, but it’s also a searing indictment of bankers and others who prey on the poor

The Grapes of Wrath has suffered the unlucky fate of many novels widely assigned in American schools. Adults sent on forced marches through books as adolescents tend…



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Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book editor of the Plain Dealer and book columnist for Glamour. Words in NYT, WSJ, and other major media.