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The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Parables
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)61303113
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780141923499 0141923490
OCLC Number: 650278650
Notes: Originally published: United States: Viking, 1947.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. London : Penguin Group UK, 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1925 KB).
Description: xxix, 91 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; drawings by Jose Clemenco 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 attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours.

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