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The Pearl Intermediate John Steinbeck

The Pearl Intermediate

John Steinbeck

Published
ISBN : 9780230031135
Paperback
104 pages
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Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Then, on a day likeMoreLike his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Then, on a day like any other, Kino emerges from the sea with a pearl as large as a sea gulls egg, as perfect as the moon. With the pearl comes hope, the promise of comfort and of security....A story of classic simplicity, based on a Mexican folk tale, The Pearl explores the secrets of mans nature, greed, the darkest depths of evil, and the luminous possibilities of love.