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John Steinbeck

  • Birth of John Steinbeck

    Birth of John Steinbeck
  • First novel

  • First marriage

    Steinbeck marries his first wife, Carol Henning.
  • Mice and Men

    Mice and Men
    Steinbeck's novella Of Mice and Men is published.
  • Grapes of Wrath

    Grapes of Wrath
    The Grapes of Wrath is published.
  • Separation from First Wife

    Steinbeck separates from his first wife Carol,
  • The Moon is Down

    The Moon is Down
    Steinbeck publishes The Moon is Down in March.
  • Marriage to Gwyndolyn Conger

    His divorce from Carol Henning final, Steinbeck marries Gwyndolyn Conger.
  • Birth of First Son

    Steinbeck's first child, son Thomas Steinbeck, is born.
  • Cannery Row

    Cannery Row
    The novel Cannery Row is published
  • Birth of Second Son

    Steinbeck's second child, John Steinbeck IV, is born.
  • Second divorce

    Gwyndolyn Conger divorces Steinbeck.
  • Marriage to Elaine Anderson Scott

    Steinbeck marries his third and last wife, Elaine Anderson Scott.
  • East of Eden

    East of Eden
    East of Eden is published.
  • The Winter of Our Discontent

    The Winter of Our Discontent
    The Winter of Our Discontent, Steinbeck's final novel, is published.
  • Nobel Prize

    John Steinbeck is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
  • America and Americans

    America and Americans is published.
  • Death of John Steinbeck

    John Steinbeck dies of a heart attack.