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  • Published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.
  • Year Published: 1947
  • Description: 90 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780140177374

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The pearl

by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.

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Call number: Fiction / Steinbeck, John

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor, Pittsfield Adult

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First pub. in the Woman's home companion under the title: The pearl of the world.

Based on a Mexican folktale, this is the story of a great pearl found by a poor fisherman, the sorrow it brought to his family, and how it was lost again.

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A short, but very moving story about the importance of family and how material wealth blinds humanity.

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