The Pearl Author:John Steinbeck For many of Steinbeck's readers, The Pearl is their favorite of all his books. — Told sensitively, in simple and beautiful language, The Pearl is an enduring and classic fable - the story of a fisherman who found a pearl beyond price, The Pearl of the World. With the pearl, he hoped to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and little son.... more »
Instead he found that peace and happiness are not to be purchased. They are, themselves, pearls beyond price.
The Pearl is a book to be read many times and cherished forever.« less