publication date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (part of Fall 2017)

category: Literature

clue: He wrote about angry grapes, rodents and humans, and Eden's neighbors.

explanation: Steinbeck's best-known works include The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, and East of Eden. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Aaron Shurtleff, and Elaine Beckland


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