The pearl (Book, 2000) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The pearl

The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Kino is a Mexican pearl fisher in the Gulf of California. When he and his wife, Juana, have a baby, their joy is complete ... until the infant is bitten by a scorpion. Kino finds a great pearl worth a fortune, but it brings only tragedy and evil to his family.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0141185120 9780141185125 0140292934 9780140292930
OCLC Number: 59577220
Notes: Reprinted with this introduction in the United States in 1994. - Originally published: United States : Viking, 1947 ; London: Heinemann, 1948.
Description: xxix, 89 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: John Steinbeck with an introduction by Linda Wagner-Martin ; drawings by José Clemente Orozco.


When Kino, a poor Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana and their son Coyotito will be able to attend school.  Read more...
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