The Pearl
Score: 4
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The Pearl


  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Dramatic Publishing
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 0871296942


The Pearl Book Description :

A New York Times Bestselling Author. Winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature. In this short book illuminated by a deep understanding and love of humanity, John Steinbeck retells an old Mexican folk tale. For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of a better life for his impoverished family. His dream blinds him to the greed and suspicions the pearl arouses in him and his neighbors, and even his loving wife cannot stem the events leading to tragedy....

Pearl of Great Price

Pearl of Great Price


  • Author : Sergei Hackel
  • Publisher : Gremese Editore
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 0913836850


Pearl of Great Price Book Description :

The extraordinary life of Mother Maria Skobtsova (1891-1945), a Russian nun who shunned traditional monasticism for a life of service to alcoholics, drug addicts, and the mentally and physically ill....

The Pearl

The Pearl


  • Author :
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  • Release Date : 1831
  • Genre: Gift books
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  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433076032477


The Pearl Book Description :

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Pearl
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Pearl


  • Author : Mary Gordon
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781400078073


Pearl Book Description :

Receiving a call from the State Department that her daughter Pearl has been protesting global violence by chaining herself to a flagpole at the American embassy in Dublin and refusing to eat, liberal New Yorker and single mother Maria Meyers heads to Ireland to save her daughter, while Pearl's surrogate father, Joseph Kasperman, flies in from Rome to help. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 35,000 first printing....

Girl with a Pearl Earring
Score: 3.5
From 2,873 Ratings

Girl with a Pearl Earring


  • Author : Tracy Chevalier
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 1101219475


Girl with a Pearl Earring Book Description :

The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth Tracy Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly-imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening. Girl with a Pearl Earring tells the story of sixteen-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius . . . even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil....

The Snorks and the Magic Pearl

The Snorks and the Magic Pearl


  • Author : Maria Matthews
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Magic
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  • ISBN 10 : 039487109X


The Snorks and the Magic Pearl Book Description :

Dimmy and Daffney Snork help a mermaid retrieve her magic crown which has been stolen by an evil witch....

Pearl of the Orient

Pearl of the Orient


  • Author : José Maria Ancheta Cariño
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Mother-of-pearl in art
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015073942131


Pearl of the Orient Book Description :

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The Pearl of the Gospel

The Pearl of the Gospel


  • Author : Chiara Lubich
  • Publisher : New City Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-21
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781565484955


The Pearl of the Gospel Book Description :

One October day in Trent during World War II, Chiara Lubich was with her friends, and a bombing raid began. They couldn’t make it to the bomb shelter, so they took cover in the cellar. As the house shook over their heads and the bombs fell all around them, they were convinced that they were going to die at that moment. Lubich asked: is there something we could do right now at the moment of our death that would be especially pleasing to God? They opened the Gospel at random and read: “This I command you: that you love one another” (John 15:17). These friends made a pact among themselves of “mutual love.” They promised to love one another as Jesus had loved them and to make this particular commandment the basis of all that they did. So, while...