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

The Pearl


  • Author : John Harms
  • Publisher : Univ. of Queensland Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0702235369


The Pearl Book Description :

This is the story of Steve Renouf, a brilliant Aboriginal rugby league players. It is the story of his family heritage, his childhook and of his emergence as a try-scoring centre. It is also the story of how he and his childhood sweetheart fought for their love in the face of community prejudices. and Steve's journey from a small country town to play for the Brisbane Broncos, Queensland and Australia.....

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 Poems of the Pearl Manuscript

The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript


  • Author : Malcolm Andrew
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Arthurian romances
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520046315


The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript Book Description :

This third edition of The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript has been newly revised and updated, taking account of some of the more important textual and interpretative notes and articles published on the poems since the appearance of the first edition in 1978....

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 Diver
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

The Pearl Diver


  • Author : Jeff Talarigo
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307429148


The Pearl Diver Book Description :

In 1948, a nineteen-year-old pearl diver's dreams of spending her life combing the waters of Japan’s Inland Sea are shattered when she discovers she has leprosy. By law, she is exiled to an island leprosarium, where she is stripped of her dignity and instructed to forget her past. Her name is erased from her family records, and she is forced to select a new one. To the two thousand patients on the island of Nagashima, she becomes Miss Fuji. Although drugs arrest the course of Miss Fuji's disease, she cannot leave the colony. Instead, she becomes a caretaker to the other patients, and through the example of their courage, she gains insight into the deep wellspring of strength she will need to reclaim her freedom. Written with precision and eloquence...

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 Pearl in the Attic

The Pearl in the Attic


  • Author : Karen McCombie
  • Publisher : Scholastic UK
  • Release Date : 2017-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407180953


The Pearl in the Attic Book Description :

Scarlet finds a real treasure in her grandma's flat: a novel that her gran wrote, imagining the life of a girl just like Scarlet. But as Scarlet reads about Ruby's life in Victorian London, she begins to realise this is no piece of fiction - Ruby was real! A real life, facing real danger - and a mystery that rumbles on to the present day....

The Pearl

The Pearl


  • Author : Josephine F. Pacheco
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2010-03-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807888926


The Pearl Book Description :

In the spring of 1848 seventy-six slaves from the nation's capital hid aboard a schooner called the Pearl in an attempt to sail down the Potomac River and up the Chesapeake Bay to freedom in Pennsylvania. When inclement weather forced them to anchor for the night, the fugitive slaves and the ship's crew were captured and returned to Washington. Many of the slaves were sold to the Lower South, and two men sailing the Pearl were tried and sentenced to prison. Recounting this harrowing tale from the preparations for escape through the participants' trial, Josephine Pacheco provides fresh insight into the lives of enslaved blacks in the District of Columbia, putting a human face on the victims of the interstate slave trade, whose lives have been overshad...