The pearl (Book, 2002) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The pearl

The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2002. ©1945
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : John Steinbeck centennial edition (1902-2002)View all editions and formats
Summary:
For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of better life for his impoverished family. His dream blinds him to the greed and suspicions the pearl arouses in him and his neighbors, and even his loving wife cannot temper his obsession or stem the events leading to tragedy. Kino and his wife illustrate the fall from innocence of people who believe that wealth erases all problems.
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Genre/Form: Parabolas
Novela estadounidense
parables
Parables
Fiction
Paraboles
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0142000698 9780142000694 9781417704507 1417704500
OCLC Number: 48383615
Notes: "Originally published in Woman's home companion as 'The pearl of the world'"--Title page verso.
Description: 87 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_375827
991000566459705351

Abstract:

For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of better life for his impoverished family. His dream blinds him to the greed and suspicions the pearl arouses in him and his neighbors, and even his loving wife cannot temper his obsession or stem the events leading to tragedy. Kino and his wife illustrate the fall from innocence of people who believe that wealth erases all problems.
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