The pearl (Book, 2014) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The pearl

The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New editionView 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: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780141394688 0141394684
OCLC Number: 881018711
Notes: This edition originally published: 2000.
Description: xxvi, 89 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; drawings by Jose Clemente 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  Read more...
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