Steinbeck and the Sea of Cortez

One of America’s most celebrated authors, John Steinbeck, was certainly famous for his writings about California. And as many Californians, Steinbeck was drawn south by the allure and mystique of the Baja peninsula. In 1940 Steinbeck’s good friend and marine biologist, Ed Ricketts (better known as the character “doc” in Steinbeck’s books like Cannery Row), invited… Read more »