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The black pearl

Author: Scott O'Dell; Milton Johnson
Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin, 1995, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: From the depths of a cave in the Vermilion Sea, Ramon Salazar has wrested a black pearl so lustrous and captivating that his father, an expert pearl dealer, is certain Ramon has found the legendary Pearl of Heaven. Such a treasure is sure to bring great joy to the villagers of their tiny coastal town, and even greater renown to the Salazar name. No diver, not even the swaggering Gaspar Ruiz, has ever  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott O'Dell; Milton Johnson
ISBN: 0395069610 9780395069615
OCLC Number: 62253678
Description: 140 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Scott O'Dell ; illustrated by Milton Johnson.

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Overview: From the depths of a cave in the Vermilion Sea, Ramon Salazar has wrested a black pearl so lustrous and captivating that his father, an expert pearl dealer, is certain Ramon has found the legendary Pearl of Heaven. Such a treasure is sure to bring great joy to the villagers of their tiny coastal town, and even greater renown to the Salazar name. No diver, not even the swaggering Gaspar Ruiz, has ever found a pearl like this! But is there a price to pay for a prize so great? When a terrible tragedy strikes the village, old Luzon's warning about El Diablo returns to haunt Ramon. If El Diablo actually exists, it will take all Ramon's courage to face the winged creature waiting for him offshore.

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