Typed letter signed : San Francisco, to John Fischer, 1938 Feb. 28.


Typed letter signed : San Francisco, to John Fischer, 1938 Feb. 28.

Enclosing three copies of a draft of a Steinbeck article later published as "Starvation Under the Orange Trees," (one draft remains as MA 6426.2g) and discussing publication strategies. The two additional drafts were intended for Pare Lorentz and Mr. [Jerry] Voorhis, "either for reading in the House or for such other purposes as he might find for it." Noting that the previous day Steinbeck mentioned in conversation that "the article was written while he was indignant, and is based on personal conversations with at least fifty families." Enclosing quotations of letters from Steinbeck to Soule (MA 6426.2c-d), in which Steinbeck discusses his anger and the probable lousiness of the article.

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