John Steinbeck Death Cause and Date

John Steinbeck's Death

Born (Birthday) February 27, 1902

Death Date December 20, 1968

Age of Death 66 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession Novelist

The novelist John Steinbeck died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American author well-known for his novels The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and Of Mice and Men. He won both the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes for his work. 

He was born to John Ernst Steinbeck and Olive Hamilton. He was married three times. His longest marriage, to Elaine Scott, lasted until his death. Steinbeck had two sons, Thomas and John IV. 

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“No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.” (John Steinbeck)

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“It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.” (John Steinbeck)

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“If you’re in trouble, or hurt or need – go to the poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help – the only ones.” (John Steinbeck)

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“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” (John Steinbeck)

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“I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.” (John Steinbeck)

John Steinbeck Death Cause and Date