Waverly Scott Kaffaga, stepdaughter of author John Steinbeck, leaves federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday. Photo: AP Waverly Scott Kaffaga, stepdaughter of author John Steinbeck, leaves federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Waverly Scott Kaffaga, stepdaughter of author John Steinbeck, leaves federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday. Photo: AP

John Steinbeck’s stepdaughter wins US$13 million in suit over squandered film rights

She sued the author’s son and daughter-in-law, claiming they impeded film remakes of ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ and ‘East of Eden’

Waverly Scott Kaffaga, stepdaughter of author John Steinbeck, leaves federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday. Photo: AP Waverly Scott Kaffaga, stepdaughter of author John Steinbeck, leaves federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Waverly Scott Kaffaga, stepdaughter of author John Steinbeck, leaves federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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