The Pearl

by John Steinbeck

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The Pearl Synopsis

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.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780141368979
Publication date: 4th August 2016
Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Primary Genre Children's & YA Fiction
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About John Steinbeck

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.

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