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The pearl

The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
When Kino, an Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana in church, and their little boy, Coyotito, will be able to attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Parables
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Pearl.
London : Penguin, 2000, ©1947
(OCoLC)61303113
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780141923499 0141923490
OCLC Number: 650278650
Notes: Originally published: United States: Viking, 1947.
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 91 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; drawings by Jose Clemenco Orozco.

Abstract:

When Kino, an Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana in church, and their little boy, Coyotito, will be able to attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours.
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