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The Pearl

Terrible events follow the discovery of a magnificent pearl by a poor Mexican fisherman.

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  • "Pearl"@en
  • "Pearl"
  • "Chinju"
  • "Burning bright"@en
  • "Zhen zhu"@en
  • "Zhen zhu"
  • "Shinju"@en
  • "Chinchu"
  • "Red pony"
  • "Red pony"@en
  • "Red Pony"@en
  • "Perle"
  • "Cang hai lei zhu"@en
  • "珍珠"
  • "Pearl of the world"
  • "Pearl of the world"@en

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  • "Terrible events follow the discovery of a magnificent pearl by a poor Mexican fisherman."
  • "Terrible events follow the discovery of a magnificent pearl by a poor Mexican fisherman."@en
  • "Based on an old Mexican folk tale, this is the story of the great pearl, how it was found, and how it was lost again. It is the story, too, of a family, the special solidarity of a man and woman and their child: Kino, the fisherman, his wife, Juana, and the baby."@en
  • "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."@en
  • "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."
  • "Kino, a poor Mexican pearl-diver, believes he has received the answer to his prayers when he finds a great pearl worth a fortune, but tragedy soon follows."
  • "The story is of Keno, a poor fisherman who finds a great, luminous pearl. Although he is sure the fortune it represents will solve all his problems, Keno eventually realizes that the pearl has has marked his life forever."@en
  • "A poor fisherman dreams of wealth and happiness for his family when he finds a priceless pearl."@en
  • "A poor fisherman dreams of wealth and happiness for his family when he finds a priceless pearl."
  • "A pearl diver emerges from the sea with a pearl as perfect as the moon - with the pearl comes hope, the promise of comfort and security."@en
  • ""Kino finds a large pearl, which he thinks will save his family from poverty. But the pearl is what they think they want instead of what they need. The misfortune it brings changes the life of the family forever."--P. [4] of cover."
  • "Annotation: For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of a better life for his impoverished family. His dreams blind him to the greed that the pearl arouses in him and his neighbors. Baring the fallacy of the American dream-that wealth erases all problems-Steinbeck's classic illustrates our fall from innocence."@en
  • "The story of a poor pearl fisherman and his family, and how their lives are forever changed by discovering a giant pearl."@en
  • "For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of 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 temper his obsession or stem the events leading to tragedy. Kino and his wife illustrate the fall from innocence of people who believe that wealth erases all problems."
  • "For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of 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 temper his obsession or stem the events leading to tragedy. Kino and his wife illustrate the fall from innocence of people who believe that wealth erases all problems."@en
  • "Based on an old Mexican folk tale, this is the story of the great pearl, how it was found, and how it was lost again. It is the story, too, of a family, the special solidarity of a man and a woman and their child."
  • "For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of a better life for his impoverished family. His dreams blind him to the greed that the pearl arouses in him and his neighbors."
  • "Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Then, on a day like any other, Kino emerges from the sea with a pearl as large as a sea gull's egg, as "perfect as the moon." With the pearl comes hope, the promise of comfort and of security . . .?A story of classic simplicity, based on a Mexican folk tale, The Pearl."@en
  • "Tells the story of a poor Mexican fisherman whose dreams of wealth are both realized and shattered as the pearl comes to be a symbol of man's destiny."@en
  • "Diving for pearls provides Kino a meager existence. As a husband and father, he dreams of providing his family a better life. As he finds a pearl as large as a sea gull's egg and as "perfect as the moon," the promise of that life comes, but with it comes the darkest depths of evil and the luminous possibilities of love."@en
  • "When Kino, a poor Mexican fisherman, finds the "Pearl of the World", he hopes it will bring comfort and health to him and his family, but soon discovers that the rare gem is instead a conveyor of greed, envy, and ultimately death."@en
  • "A fisherman finds a pearl beyond price with which he hopes to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and their little son. Instead he found that peace and happiness are not be purchased. Peace and happiness are, themselves, pearls beyond price."
  • ""For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of 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 temper his obsession or stem the events leading to tragedy. Kino and his wife illustrate the fall from innocence of people who believe that wealth erases all problems"--P. [4] of cover."
  • "The story of a simple pearl fisherman and his family and how their lives are forever altered by the discovery of a giant pearl."@en
  • "Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America."@en
  • "Instructional materials for use with John Steinbeck's The Pearl. Includes synopsis, biographical sketch, general objectives, specific objectives, meaning study, comprehension study, alternatives for student involvement, student involvement activities, bibliography, tests, answer key."
  • "Search for the great pearl. Parable of a man's search for happiness. for happiness_"@en
  • "In plaats van voorspoed overvalt het noodlot een gelukkig Mexicaans vissersgezin als de man op zekere dag "de grote parel" vindt."
  • "Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Then, on a day like any other, Kino emerges from the sea with a pearl as large as a sea gull's egg, as "perfect as the moon." With the pearl comes hope, the promise of comfort and of security . . . A story of classic simplicity, based on a Mexican folk tale, The Pearl explores the secrets of man's nature, the darkest depths of evil, and the luminous possibilities of love."@en
  • "Based on a Mexican folktale, this is the story of the great pearl found by a poor fisherman, the sorrow it brought to his family, and how it was lost again."@en
  • "It's the story of a fisherman who found a pear beyond price, pearl of the world. With the pearl, he hoped to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and their little son. Instead he found that peace and happiness are not to be purchased. They are, themselves, pearls beyond price."@en
  • "A fisherman finds a pearl beyond price with which he hopes to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and their little son. Instead he finds that peace and happiness are not be purchased. Peace and happiness are, themselves, pearls beyond price."@en
  • "A fisherman finds a pearl beyond price with which he hopes to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and their little son. Instead he finds that peace and happiness are not be purchased. Peace and happiness are, themselves, pearls beyond price."
  • "Kino finds a pearl as large as the egg of a seabird and thinks it will make him rich and save his family from poverty. But the misfortune it brings changes the life of the family forever. Includes activities."@en
  • "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."

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  • "Genres littéraires"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Textbooks"@en
  • "Amerikaans"
  • "Prirejene izdaje"
  • "Parables"@en
  • "Parables"
  • "Children's stories"
  • "Children's stories"@en
  • "Western stories"
  • "Young adult fiction"
  • "Nowele amerykańskie"
  • "Large type books"
  • "Juvenile works"@en
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Romans"
  • "Young adult works"
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"
  • "Anglais (langue)"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en

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  • "The Pearl"
  • "The Pearl"@en
  • "The pearl; with drawings by Jose Clemente Orozco"
  • "The pearl / The red pony"@en
  • "The Pearl ; the red pony"
  • "The pearl [sound recording]"@en
  • "The pearl : the red pony"@en
  • "The pearl : the red pony"
  • "The pearl = Chinju"
  • "The pearl : with drawings by José Clemente Orozco"
  • "The PEARL"
  • "The pearl ;The red pony"
  • "The Pearl ; The Red Pony"
  • "The pearl with drawings by jose clemente orozco"
  • "The pearl : With drawings by José Clemente Orozco"
  • "The pearl [Hauptbd.]"
  • "The pearl [and] The red pony"@en
  • "The pearl ; The red pony"
  • "The pearl ; The red pony"@en
  • "The pearl : literature in English for upper secondary schools"@en
  • "The Pearl ; The red pony"
  • "The pearl, and the red pony"@en
  • "The Pearl : the Red Pony"
  • "The pearl = La perle"
  • "The pearl / The red pony ; ill. by Wesley Dennis ; [both by] John Steinbeck"
  • "The pearl : notes"
  • "The pearl : notes"@en
  • "The pearl"@en
  • "Die Pearl Roman"
  • "The pearl"
  • "The pearl"@da
  • "The Pearl : [revised edition]"
  • "The pearl : level 3"
  • "Pearl [by] John Steinbeck : teacher's guide"
  • "The pearl = Chinchu"
  • "The pearl = Chinju /Steinbeck"
  • "The Pearl : unabridged"@en
  • "La perle"
  • "The pearl. The red pony"
  • "The pearl; The red pony"
  • "The Pearl : John Steinbeck. With drawings by José Clemente Orozco"
  • "The Pearl & The Red Pony"
  • "The Pearl, and the Red Pony"
  • "The Pearl : notes"
  • "Pearl"@en

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