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.
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||4th August 2016|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, Classics, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
John Steinbeck (1902-68) is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. During the 1930s, his works included The Red Pony, Pastures of Heaven, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, and Of Mice and Men. The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939, earned him a Pulitzer Prize. In 1962, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.More About John Steinbeck