The Pearl Author:John Steinbeck One of Steinbeck's greatest — For many of John 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 h... more »imself, his wife and little son.
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