Journal of a Novel

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Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters
First Bantam paperback edition cover"
Author John Steinbeck
Country United States
Language English
Genre Diary
Publisher The Viking Press
Publication date
1969
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)

Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters is a series of letters written by John Steinbeck to his friend and editor Pascal Covici, in parallel with the first draft of his longest novel. The letters were written between January, 29- October 31, 1951. They were not meant for publication, but an edited version was first published by Viking the year after the author's death in 1968.