“The Red Pony” by John Steinbeck
S6 Ep 6
Host: Frank Lavallo
Readers: Elizabeth Flood and Phil Setnik
Author: John Steinbeck
Year of Publication: 1933
Plot: Raised on a ranch in northern California, Jody is well-schooled in the hard work and the demands of a rancher's life. This four part novella centers around the special connection he will forge with his hot-tempered pony and discovering the life lessons he must learn about the ways of nature and, particularly, the ways of man.