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The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1993, ©1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Diving for pearls provides Kino a meager existence. As a husband and father, he dreams of providing his family a better life. As he finds a pearl as large as a sea gull's egg and as "perfect as the moon," the promise of that life comes, but with it comes the darkest depths of evil and the luminous possibilities of love.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Pearl.
New York : Penguin Books, 1993, ©1945
(OCoLC)894775853
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0140232605 9780140232608
OCLC Number: 38588295
Description: 118 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by John Steinbeck.

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Diving for pearls provides Kino a meager existence. As a husband and father, he dreams of providing his family a better life. As he finds a pearl as large as a sea gull's egg and as "perfect as the moon," the promise of that life comes, but with it comes the darkest depths of evil and the luminous possibilities of love.

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