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The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the town they tell the story of the great pearl - how it was found and how it was lost again. They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. And because the story has been told so often, it has taken root in every man's mind. And, as with all retold tales that are in people's hearts, there are only good and bad things and black and white things and good and evil things and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780141332918 0141332913
OCLC Number: 665135902
Notes: Originally published: U.S.: Viking, 1947; London: Heinemann, 1948.
Description: 120 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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Kino is a desperately poor Mexican-pearl diver. But when he finds 'The Pearl of the World' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed,  Read more...

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