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Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.
Steinbeck's childhood parish, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, is sponsoring a series of six weekly Lenten discussions of John Steinbeck's spiritual lessons for modern readers. Sundays, February 17 through March 24. Open to the public.