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Ask The Puma Research Guides: Flight

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“Flight” by John Steinbeck was published in 1938 in his The Long Valley collection. Set on the California coast, “Flight” tells the story of Pepe, a youth who wants to be a man. He kills a man and is forced to flee.


Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS3537.T3234



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Burkhead, Cynthia. Student Companion to John Steinbeck. 2002.

                         Call Number: PS3537.T3234 Z6195 2002

  • French, Warren. John Steinbeck’s Fiction Revisited. 1994.

                        Call Number: PS3537.T3234 Z65 1994

  • Hayashi, Tetsumaro (ed.). A Study Guide to Steinbeck’s The Long Valley. 1976.

                        Call Number: PS3537.T3234 L647

  • Steinbeck, John. The Portable Steinbeck. 1971.

                        Call Number: PS3537.T3234 P6 1971

  • Swisher, Clarice. Readings on John Steinbeck. 1996.

                       Call Number: PS3537.T3234 Z855 1996



LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Steinbeck, John



Reference Materials


  • Contemporary Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN771.C59

o        Vol. 21, pg. 369, 381, 389, 391-2

o        Vol. 124, pg. 394, 396

  • Critical Survey of Short FictionCall Number: REF PN3321.C7 2001

o        Vol. 6, pg. 2237

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition)Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o        Vol. 3, pg. 1396-1398

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330. S386

o        Vol. 3, pg. 96-117

  • Short Story CriticismCall Number: REF PN3330. S386

o        Vol. 11, pg. 207-9, 225, 229, 231-4, 236-7, 244

o        Vol. 77, pg. 230, 292, 294



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