The Quiz: Which John Steinbeck book depicted the devastation of the Depression?
The Grapes of Wrath
The Red Pony
As I Lay Dying
Explanation : On top of the financial crisis of the Great Depression, many families also contended with the Dust Bowl drought, which ravaged farmland throughout the Great Plains and forced farmers to flee the region. Published in 1939, John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” followed the plight of a migrant family fleeing the Oklahoma Dust Bowl for California. Steinbeck won the Pulitzer Prize for the novel 1941.
Correct Answer: The Grapes of Wrath