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The pearl

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2014.
Series: Penguin modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kino is a Mexican pearl fisher in the Gulf of California. When he and his wife, Juana, have a baby, their joy is complete...until the infant is bitten by a scorpion. Kino finds a great pearl worth a fortune, but it brings only tragedy and evil to his family.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780141394909 0141394900
OCLC Number: 868378120
Notes: Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1948.
Description: pages cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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When Kino, a poor Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana and their son Coyotito will be able to attend school.  Read more...

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