Biography: someone's life story, written by another person. It is usually supported by documentation (letters, legal papers, etc.) proving the facts that they present, unless they are unauthorized biographies, in which case, anything goes.
Schmoop.com's Biography of John Steinbeck
Visit the Schmoop.com's webpage dedicated to author John Steinbeck, who we will be studying later in the semester, to answer the biographical questions in the survey box below.