John steinbeck

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John Steinbeck was born in February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California. Salinas was an agricultural valley in California. The community was a comfortable environment for him to live in because of the encouragement of independence and initiative. His parents didn't want him to be a writer. They wanted him to have a true profession as a lawyer. His early interest in reading led him through school, with his main interest in science. At age 15 he decided to become a writer, influenced by an English teacher, and faintly remembered by schoolmates for spending so much time in his room writing. After graduating from high school, he went to Stanford University in1920. ( While he was there he contributed to the school paper by writing poems and comics. He took courses in science

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