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Pearl

John Steinbeck


ISBN: 9780141332918
ANNOTATION:
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, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in his neighbours - and himself.
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ISBN: 9780141332918
ANNOTATION:
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, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in his neighbours - and himself.

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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, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in his neighbours - and himself.

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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, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in his neighbours - and himself.

A haunting and timeless tale of wealth and the evil it can bring.

Author Biography

Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. His complete works are published by Penguin.

Product Details

Author
John Steinbeck
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0141332913
ISBN-13
9780141332918
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2011-03-03
Media
Book
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Short Title
PEARL JOHN STEINBECK
Language
English
Pages
128
Audience Age
11
Series
The Originals