The Grapes Of Wrath
Tom, Ma, and Pa Joad
Told with grit and without romantic notions; the naturalist style of the depression years lets the harsh reality of the time tell it's own story.
To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth.
She looked up and across the barn, and her lips came together and smiled mysteriously.