The Pearl

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Author: John Steinbeck

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140177374

Category: Fiction

Page: 90

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A poor fisherman dreams of wealth and happiness for his family when he finds a priceless pearl

An Examination of the Pearl

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Author: Edwin A Suominen

Publisher: Ed Suominen

ISBN: 0985136219

Category: Religion

Page: 530

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An Examination of the Pearl is a study of the doctrine and history of Conservative Laestadianism, a small, exclusivist Christian group that is organized in Finland and North America as the SRK and the LLC, respectively. The book also looks at the teachings of Martin Luther, early Christianity, Christian fundamentalism and sectarianism, and the Bible.

The Pearl

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Author: John Steinbeck

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101659815

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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“There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon.” 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. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript

Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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Author: Malcolm Andrew,Ronald Waldron

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520046313

Category: English poetry

Page: 376

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This third edition of The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript has been newly revised and updated, taking account of some of the more important textual and interpretative notes and articles published on the poems since the appearance of the first edition in 1978.

The Pearl Book

The Definitive Buying Guide : how to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Pearls

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Author: Antoinette L. Matlins

Publisher: Gemstone Press

ISBN: 0943763355

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 198

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With today's finest cultured pearls rivaling diamond, ruby, emerald and sapphire in terms of popularity, rarity and price, more and more people are searching for a reliable source of information to guide them in the fascinating and complex world of pearls-natural, cultured and imitation. This revised and updated 3rd edition is a comprehensive, authoritative guide that tells readers everything they need to know about pearls to fully understand and appreciate them, and avoid any unexpected-and costly-disappointments, now and in future generations.

The Pearl King

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Author: Robert Lehane

Publisher: Boolarong Press

ISBN: 1925046370

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 430

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Born on a Hunter estuary, NSW, island in 1857, James Clark was orphaned at age two, arrived penniless in Brisbane ten years later, and never looked back. Starting out in Torres Strait at 23, he became the dominant figure in Australia’s pearlshelling industry, The Pearl King. Then, with a young partner, he built one of the nation’s biggest pastoral companies. He ran an oyster business in Moreton Bay that supplied gourmet markets as far away as Perth, and was prominent in Queensland’s yachting and horseracing fraternities. Entrepreneurial, generous, with a reputation for straight-shooting, he lived life to the full.

The Book of the Pearl

Its History, Art, Science, and Industry

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Author: George Frederick Kunz,Charles Hugh Stevenson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486422763

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 548

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This monumental, profusely illustrated volume by two noted authorities is probably the largest single collection of data on the subject of pearls. Its enormous amount of detailed information covers their origin and history, structure, and form; the pearl fisheries of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas; fascinating facts and lore on pearl-culture and pearl-farming; the gem's mystical and medicinal properties; famous pearl collections around the world; and much more. Over 180 illustrations enhance the highly readable text, sure to intrigue any lover of gems.

Mistress of the Pearl

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Author: Eric Van Lustbader

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429913409

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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Kundala is Miina's world, created by that Goddess with the help of the dragons. But Miina is missing, and her people have been enslaved by the alien V'ornn. Now a savior has come, the Dar Sala-at, a messiah promised by prophecy yet unlike anyone's expectations: within the body of a beautiful young woman is the mind and spirit of a unique Kundalan female who is joined in mystical partnership with the mind and spirit of Annon Ashera, a V'ornn male, the last survivor of a noble family. Together the two adolescents have matured and merged into a new joint identity. Now their common destiny, and Kundala's, is in their own hands. In Lustbader's richly imagined saga The Pearl, magic and science clash on an epic scale. As in the Midkemia novels of Raymond Feist, the juxtaposition shows that neither is inherently good or evil. It is the people using magic or science who give them meaning, and Lustbader has created people you will never forget: Riane, the Dar-Sala-at; Eleana, the woman she loves twice over; Kurgan, the V'ornn usurper who raped Eleana and sired her child; Marethyn Stogggul, Kurgan's defiant sister, an artist who joins the Kundalan resistance; Marethyn's lover, chief trader Sornnn SaTrryn, who secretly helps the resistance as well; and the fabulous Krystren, the Sarakkon woman from the mysterious southern continent, who comes north on a secret mission and will change the lives of everyone she meets. All the while, the evil Sauromicians threaten the world as they seek to use banestones to bind a dragon. With each new volume, The Pearl has bloomed and ramified like a gorgeous flowering vine. The Mistress of the Pearl is the best yet, and those who have read the previous books will find new sources of excitement and enlightenment, but this is also a great place to begin catching up with the series, as the Pearl shines ever brighter. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Pearl

Or, Affection's Gift

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Why the Oyster Has the Pearl

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Author: Johnette Downing

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1455614602

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Explains why oysters make pearls and dangerous snakes have diamond-shaped heads.

The Dragon and the Pearl

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Author: Jeannie Lin

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373296622

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Former Emperor's consort Ling Suyin is renowned for her beauty. She lives quietly alone until the most ruthless warlord in the region steals her away, intent on uncovering her mystery without falling under her spell.

The Pearl Within

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Author: Elsa T. Aguries

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1615796657

Category: Religion

Page: 152

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the loveliest of them all? What do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you like what you see? What does the mirror reflect? In the midst of life's pressures, disappointments, joys, and pleasures, do you reflect brightness, radiance, and brilliance, or do you reflect dullness, gloominess, and foolishness? Inside of you are hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. Will you allow yourself to be molded, shaped, and transformed into a beautiful pearl? Will you take this journey with me to discover who you are, your hidden treasures within, and the hidden desires of your bridegroom, Jesus, for you? Learn to capture the heart of your bridegroom, Jesus, and how to surrender your heart to Him, as He knows and understands you like no other. Let Him unveil the beautiful pearl within! Elsa Aguries is a single mother who has toiled through life's challenges to manage a home, obtained her degree in business while working fulltime, and raised two sons into men who have a heart for God. She has counted the cost in cultivating a love relationship with her bridegroom, Jesus. She has a heart to see single women find their worth and destiny in Jesus Christ. Her desire is to convey that a single woman's home can be in order in the hands of Jesus Christ and that all things are possible to those who believe.

Path of the Pearl

Discover Your Treasures Within: Easyread Large Bold Edition

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Author: Mary Olsen Kelly

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1442967196

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 152

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The Pearl by John Steinbeck (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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Author: Bright Summaries,

Publisher: BrightSummaries.com

ISBN: 2806280370

Category: Fiction

Page: 24

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In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you! The Pearl tells the tale of a Native American man, Kino, and his family. When Kino discovers a giant pearl, he quickly becomes the envy of all the white townspeople. They are determined to steal the pearl from him and will stop at nothing to get what they want. Find out everything you need to know about The Pearl in just a few minutes! This practical and insightful reading guide includes: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

The Pearl of Great Price

Being a Choice Selection from the Revelations, Translations, and Narrations of Joseph Smith, First Prophet, Seer, and Revelator to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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The Pearl of the Soul of the World

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Author: Meredith Ann Pierce

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316029076

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 243

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The spellbinding conclusion to the Darkangel Trilogy! Armed with a magical pearl imbued with all the sorcery and wisdom of the world, bestowed upon her by the Ancient known as Ravenna, Aeriel finally comes face-to-face with the White Witch and her vampire sons. Backed by her husband, his army of good, and a throng of magical steeds, she must unlock the power of the pearl to awaken her true destiny and save the world.