New York: Viking Press, 1945. First edition, second issue. 8vo. 208pp. Canary-yellow cloth in color printed dustjacket. Near fine in very good dustjacket (wear to extremities; short closed tears at spine ends). Item #20069
John Steinbeck's iconic novel set during the Great Depression in Monterey, California, on a street lined with sardine canneries that is known as Cannery Row. The story revolves around the people living there: Lee Chong, the local grocer; Doc, a marine biologist; and Mack, the leader of a group of derelict people. A film version was released in 1982, starring Nick Nolte and Debra Winger. (Goldstone & Payne A22 b).