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Title: THE PEARL
By: John Steinbeck, Pepe Balderrama
Format: Downloadable audio file

List price: £16.99


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ISBN 10: 1405509198
ISBN 13: 9781405509190
Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
Pub. date: 13 January, 2011
Pages: 176
Description: John Steinbeck's timeless tale of wealth and the evil it can bring
Synopsis: A classic novella about the fallacy of the American dream, THE PEARL is Steinbeck's flawless parable about wealth and the evil it can bring. When Kino, an Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana in church and their little boy, Coyotito, will be able to attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours. Written with haunting and lyrical simplicity, THE PEARL sets the values of the civilized world against those of the primitive and finds them tragically inadequate.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Hachette Digital
Returns: Non-returnable
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