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pearl by John Steinbeck

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby John Steinbeck.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537T3234 P4 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22049868M

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Juana senses that the pearl is evil and begs Kino to throw the pearl back into the sea, but Kino refuses, believing still that the pearl will give them better lives than they have. On the day that Kino is to sell the pearl, the other divers do not go diving. Kino and Juana begin the . This book is an allegory of money or, at least, a parable on the theme of physical possession. All is symbol in this book, the pearl, object coveted by bead researchers, like money, sought by those who do not, are in the center. The story takes place in Mexican California, near the end of the peninsula/5. The Pearl is a small, easily-readable book, but with a deep, compelling mood and deep, meaningful characters. A great treatise on power, money and dreams. Very moving. When I taught this book to freshmen in h.s., they found it easy to read, yet "got" and were moved by the themes and plot/5(). He tackles her, takes the pearl back, and beats her violently, leaving her in a crumpled heap on the beach. As he returns to the brush house, a group of hostile men confronts him and tries to take the pearl from him. He fights the men off, killing one and causing the rest to flee, but drops the pearl in the larep-immo.com: John Steinbeck.

John Steinbeck "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. “This book was a great read. It brought in different aspects from an alien race to a human race. neither characters know what to expect but they do fight for one another for the right to be together.” KMS. The brain behind the pen. Pearl Tate. w. Author: larep-immo.com Created Date: 4/24/ PM. Book reviews cover the content, themes and worldviews of fiction books, not their literary merit, and equip parents to decide whether a book is appropriate for their children. The inclusion of a book's review does not constitute an endorsement by Focus on the Family.