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The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1988, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fisherman finds a pearl beyond price with which he hopes to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and their little son. Instead he finds that peace and happiness are not be purchased. Peace and happiness are, themselves, pearls beyond price.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0553278215 : 9780553278217
OCLC Number: 23893730
Notes: "First published in Woman's home companion, December, 1945, under the title The pearl of the world."--Title-page verso.
Description: 118 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: by John Steinbeck.

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A fisherman finds a pearl beyond price with which he hopes to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and their little son. Instead he finds that peace and happiness are not be purchased. Peace and happiness are, themselves, pearls beyond price.

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