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Of mice and men chapter 1 the novel begins near the salinas river, south of soledad in the california valley the gabilan mountains rise up on one side and drop to valleys on the other. Of mice and men to help you better comprehend the novel the work for each chapter (vocabulary, study guide questions, and log) will be due upon completion of each chapter. John steinbeck's of mice and men is widely considered one of the greatest of american novels this new guide gives you an in-depth analysis of this important work, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. The novel, of mice and men, is a story of two men by the names of george and lennie they are migrant workers new to the california area where they soon are to start.
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