The Pearl

by Steinbeck, John

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.

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The Pearl.

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1947
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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 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. Steinbeck began writing the story as a movie script in 1944, and first published it as a short story called "The Pearl of… Read more
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1947
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Stern der Rebellen

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The Pearl

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1947
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1947
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The Pearl.

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1947
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1947
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THE PEARL ..

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1947
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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. Octavo, drawings by José Clemente Orozco, original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black, top edge stained green. First edition, first printing, A parable based on an old Mexican folk tale. Goldstone and Payne A25a. Top edge stain faded, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket (priced $2.00 on the front flap)… Read more
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1947
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The Pearl

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1947
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THE PEARL

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1947
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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. With drawings by Jose Clemente Orozco. 123 pp. White endpapers with vey light foxing, previous owner's bookplate on ffep. Brown cloth with gilt titles and black line drawing. Bottom corners bumped, small stain on front bottom edge, light wear along the edges. Brown DJ with blue and white titles.… Read more
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The Pearl

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1947
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1947.
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The Pearl

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THE PEARL [Collector's Custom Clamshell case only - Not a book]

by Steinbeck, John

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1947
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The Pearl

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1947
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New York: Viking Press, 1947. First Edition. First printing, with the first printing of the jacket. Octavo (21cm). Brick red cloth stamped in black, titled in gilt, with brick red dust jacket; plain endpapers; [iv],122pp; drawings by José Clemente Orozco. Bookplate of James Glen Mead to front pastedown, ownership signature of Nancy L. Howard to f.f.e.p. A straight, clean… Read more
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The Pearl.

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1947
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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First edition of this classic story of simplicity, based on a Mexican folk tale. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good variant dust jacket with Steinbeck looking to the right. Drawings by Jose Clemente Orozco. A story of classic simplicity, based on a Mexican folk tale, The Pearl explores the secrets of… Read more
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The Pearl

by John Steinbeck

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The Pearl

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1947
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The Pearl.

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The Pearl

by Steinbeck, John

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1947
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THE PEARL

by Steinbeck, John

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1947
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The Pearl

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1947
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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. Solid copy in first printing. Unmarked, tight copy. Price intact jacket is second state with photo of author on rear panel facing fore-edge. Jacket has light to moderate wear bbut nothing significant. In mylar. . First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Jose Clemente Orozco . 8vo -… Read more
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The Pearl

by John Steinbeck

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1947
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First Edition
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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Octavo. Jose Clemente Orozco. Second state of the dust jacket, with author facing right on back panel. Original brown cloth with 'Published by The Viking Press in December, 1947' on the copyright page. The iconic novel of Mexican village life later made into a classic movie. Book… Read more
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Macroeconomics: An Introduction to the Non-Walrasian Approach

by Jean-Paul Benassy

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The Pearl

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The Pearl

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1947
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The Pearl

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1947
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New York: Bantam Books, 1947. First Edition. Paperback. Bantam Books 131. First paperback publication. With eight pages of stills from the movie. Lettering on the spine panel is off center. A bright, fine copy. ; Small octavo.
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The Pearl

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1947
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The Pearl (Steinbeck "Essentials")

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The Pearl

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1947
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The Pearl.

by STEINBECK, John.

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1947.
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The Pearl

by Steinbeck, John

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1947
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The Pearl

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The Pearl

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The Pearl (Centennial Edition)

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The Pearl

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1947
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Pearl

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The Pearl

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The Pearl

by Steinbeck, John

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The Pearl

by Steinbeck, John

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1948
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London: William Heinemann, 1948. Cloth/no dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Good. blue cloth, gilt lettering, no dust jacket, 97 pp first UK edition owner's inscription on front endpaper, covers stained at edges Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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The Pearl (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

by Steinbeck, John

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The Pearl

by John Steinbeck

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Thorndike Press, 2003. Hardcover. Good. Former library book; Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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