By John Steinbeck, dramatised in three parts by Shaun McKenna.
Director: Marion Nancarrow.
Adam Trask thinks he can escape the painful memories of life in the army when he discovers the beautiful Cathy Ames on the doorstep of his Connecticut farm.
But this is only the beginning of a story of sibling rivalry, love, adultery and revenge which will span two generations.
Sam Hamilton has foreseen the darkness which is about to fall on the Salinas Valley - and it begins with Cathy.
As Adam is freed from the tyranny of his love for Cathy, so his son's battles with life are just beginning.