USA flag icon  Grapes of Wrath

 John Steinbeck

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Tom Joad came back home at the farm after he had been imprisoned for the accidental killing. He got out of a prison on parole and had no right to leave the state. He had been waited for a large Joad family at home: grandparents, father and mother, three brothers and two sisters. Tom found folks preparing to leave for California with the hope of finding a job and a house, because the farmers were driven out from their land. All the family members were happy to meet Tom. The next day, the whole family and a preacher went on journey. As they reached a main highway, they met many folks, who are moving to the West too. The closer to California, the more people came across on the road, which were running to the opposite direction. They told terrible things…

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