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Steinbeck, John

Tortilla Flat

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Adopting the structure and themes of Arthurian legend, John Steinbeck creates a "Camelot" on a shabby hillside above Monterey on the California coast and peoples it wi


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction vii(18)
Thomas Fensch
Suggestions for Further Reading xxv(2)
A Note on the Text xxvii
TORTILLA FLAT 1
Preface 1(4)
I. How Danny, home from the wars, found himself an heir, and how he swore to protect the helpless
5(6)
II. How Pilon was lured by greed of position to forsake Danny`s hospitality
11(5)
III. How the poison of possessions wrought with Pilon and how evil temporarily triumphed in him
16(6)
IV. How Jesus Maria Corcoran, a good man, became an unwilling vehicle of evil
22(11)
V. How St. Francis turned the tide and put a gentle punishment on Pilon and Pablo and Jesus Maria
33(9)
VI. How three sinful men, through contrition, attained peace. How Danny`s Friends swore comradeship
42(6)
VII. How Danny`s Friends became a force for Good. How they succored the poor Pirate
48(16)
VIII. How Danny`s Friends sought mystic treasure on St. Andrew`s Eve. How Pilon found it and later how a pair of serge pants changed ownership twice
64(18)
IX. How Danny was ensnared by a vacuum-cleaner and how Danny`s Friends rescued him
82(11)
X. How the Friends solaced a Corporal and in return received a lesson in paternal ethics.
93(8)
XI. How, under the most adverse circumstances, love came to Big Joe Portagee
101(5)
XII. How Danny`s Friends assisted the Pirate to keep a vow, and how as a reward for merit the Pirate`s dogs saw an holy vision
106(13)
XIII. How Danny`s Friends threw themselves to the aid of a distressed lady
119(9)
XIV. Of the good life at Danny`s House, of a gift pig, of the pain of Tall Bob, and of the thwarted love of the Viejo Ravanno
128(13)
XV. How Danny brooded and became mad. How the devil in the shape of Torrelli assaulted Danny`s House
141(14)
XVI. Of the sadness of Danny. How through sacrifice Danny`s Friends gave a party. How Danny was Translated
155(12)
XVII. How Danny`s sorrowing Friends defied the conventions. How the Talismanic Bond was burned. How each Friend departed alone
167
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Paperback / softback
174 pagina's
Januari 1997
159 gram
197 x 133 x 13 mm
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