Sweet Thursday

Sweet Thursday

Book - 2008
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In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row, the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears, from Fauna, new headmistress of the local brothel, to Hazel, a bum whose mother must have wanted a daughter.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2008
ISBN: 9780143039471
Branch Call Number: F STE NVD
Characteristics: xxxvi, 249 p. ; 20 cm

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TSCPL_ChrisB Jun 04, 2016

In Sweet Thursday, Steinbeck returns to the characters and setting of his earlier novel Cannery Row. Some of the Row's characters have moved on and others have moved in. Of Steinbeck's three more comedic Monterrey novels, this was the strongest, the one that feels most like a complete novel.

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sophia08
Jun 02, 2012

Wonderful story telling. A fun ride.

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yanualed
Aug 25, 2011

A great read, colourful characters and an even more colourful lifestyle.

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