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The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2011.
Series: Popular Penguins
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Classic fiction. 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 attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours. Written with lyrical simplicity The Pearl explores the secretive nature of man, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Parables
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780143566410 0143566415
OCLC Number: 748495936
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.
Description: xxix, 89 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Popular Penguins
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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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 attend  Read more...

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