The Grapes of Wrath

How was the life of the migrant workers in The Grapes of Wrath?

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2010-07-18 07:42:55

Their lives were miserable; most of them lived in their cars,

and there was a serious supply-demand issue. The farm/orchard

owners exploited their desperate need for work by mass-advertising

jobs, offering little pay, turning away the thousands of migrant

workers who showed up. Entire families would roam the countryside

starving and seeking work for a few dollars for the week.

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