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The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Pearl.
New York : Penguin Books, 1992
(OCoLC)27697348
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9781429590419 1429590416 9781429590440 1429590440 9781101199343 1101199342
OCLC Number: 456576069
Description: 1 online resource (90 pages)
Other Titles: Pearl of the world
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.
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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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