In Dubious Battle

  • by John Steinbeck
  • Narrated by Tom Stechschulte
  • 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This 1936 novel—set in the California apple country—portrays a strike by migrant workers that metamorphoses from principled defiance into blind fanaticism.

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selfless attempts to get decent wages for working.

If you could sum up In Dubious Battle in three words, what would they be?

fighting the good fight


What was one of the most memorable moments of In Dubious Battle?

memorable is not the word. but i found these men had high values and they were selfless. they were fighting for every wage earner that was not being paid fairly for their work.


What about Tom Stechschulte’s performance did you like?

wonderful. and the reader brings a lot to the book. five star reader!


If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

swimming upstream


Any additional comments?

this was not one of my favorite steinbeck books, but still i rated the story a 4. i think steinbeck could write a good book in his sleep. he just can't go wrong. he had so much talent!

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- jaye "AUDIBLE MAKES READING POSSIBLE AND EASY FOR ME...I AM VISUALLY IMPAIRED. I WISH THEY HAD ALL THE BOOKS I WANT I WOULD SNAP THEM UP!"

amazing

loved it! it was another awesome story from John steinbeck. from an Era that he does so well! highly recommend if you love john steinbeck do not miss this book!
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- Christine Pietzsch

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-13-2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Audio