The Pearl
Score: 3.5
From 101 Ratings

The Pearl


  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 014017737X


The Pearl Book Description :

A poor fisherman dreams of wealth and happiness for his family when he finds a priceless pearl...

The Pearl
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Pearl


  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Dramatic Publishing
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • 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....

The Pearl

The Pearl


  • Author : Mr John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Release Date : 101-01-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


The Pearl Book Description :

"In the town they tell the story of the great pearl - how it was found and how it was lost again. They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. And because the story has been told so often, it has taken root in every man's mind. And, as with all retold tales that are in people's hearts, there are only good and bad things and black and white things and good and evil things and no in-between anywhere.If this story is a parable, perhaps everyone takes his own meaning from it and reads his own life into it. In any case, they say in the town that..."...

The Pearl
Score: 3.5
From 92 Ratings

The Pearl


  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Viking
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Pearl divers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0241952468


The Pearl Book Description :

'In the town they tell the story of the great pearl - how it was found and how it was lost again. They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. And because the story has been told so often, it has taken root in every man's mind.' The Pearl is Steinbeck's heartbreaking short parable about wealth and the darkness and evil it can instill in even the most generous of men's hearts....

The Pearl Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Pearl Book


  • Author : Antoinette L. Matlins
  • Publisher : Gemstone Press
  • Release Date : 2001-10
  • Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780943763354


The Pearl Book Book Description :

With today's finest cultured pearls rivaling diamond, ruby, emerald and sapphire in terms of popularity, rarity and price, more and more people are searching for a reliable source of information to guide them in the fascinating and complex world of pearls-natural, cultured and imitation. This revised and updated 3rd edition is a comprehensive, authoritative guide that tells readers everything they need to know about pearls to fully understand and appreciate them, and avoid any unexpected-and costly-disappointments, now and in future generations....

The Book of the Pearl

The Book of the Pearl


  • Author : George Frederick Kunz
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-02-19
  • Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486142746


The Book of the Pearl Book Description :

DIVMonumental, profusely illustrated volume by two authorities covers origin, history, structure, form; pearl fisheries worldwide; pearl-culture, pearl-farming; mystical, medicinal properties; famous collections; more. Over 180 black-and-white illus. /div...

THE PEARL MACMILLAN READERS 5
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

THE PEARL MACMILLAN READERS 5


  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2009-03-02
  • Genre: Avarice
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0230031137


THE PEARL MACMILLAN READERS 5 Book Description :

Reading Level: IntermediateKino quickly pushed his knife into the shell. The shell tried to close, but Kino pushed hard and the shell fell open. The flesh of the oyster moved, then was still. Kino lifted the flesh and there lay a great pearl. The sunlight fell on the pearl and made it shine like silver. It was the largest pearl in the world.Kino and Juana are poor, their difficulties are made worse when their baby son is bitten by a scorpion. When Kino finds a large pearl, they believe thei...