Tortilla Flat

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Danny is a paisano, descended from the original Spanish settlers who arrived in Monterey, California. He values friendship above money and possessions, so that when he suddenly inherits 2 houses he offers shelter to his fellow gentlemen of the road.

ISBN: 9780141185118 Author: Steinbeck, John Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: 7th September 2000 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.52 (edition:21) Pages: 153 Language: English Edition: New edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Steinbeck’s first major critical and commercial success, TORTILLA FLAT is also his funniest novel. Danny is a paisano, descended from the original Spanish settlers who arrived in Monterey, California, centuries before. He values friendship abovemoney and possessions, so that when he suddently inherits two houses, Danny is quick to offer shelter to his fellow gentlemen of the road. Their love of freedom and scorn for material things draw them into daring and often hilarious adventures. Until Danny, tiring of his new reponsibilities, suddenly disappears…

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