Of Mice and Men is the story of two itinerant laborers, George and Lennie. George is slight but clever while Lennie, his longtime companion, is large and strong but mentally handicapped. George serves as Lennie's protector as the two travel California in pursuit of their dream of owning land and working a farm together. Events spiral out of control when Lennie, due to his great strength, accidentally kills the wife of a ranch boss's son. George is forced to perform a mercy killing.

Summary of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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