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The Pearl by John Steinbeck

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FC: The Pearl By John Steinbeck

1: Project by Ann Marie Bryant 5th Period Mrs. Crew 11.03.10

3: John Steinbeck was born in 1902. He got a good education, and he wrote a number of famous books. Some of his books are The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and Of Mice and Men. He won the Nobel prize in 1962. He later died in 1968 at age 66.

5: La Paz is the setting for this book, The Pearl. It is The Capitol of the Mexican State of Baja California. La Paz's first inhabitors were Neolithic hunter-gatherers. In 1596 Sebastián Vizcaíno named the city La Paz.

6: Coyotiti, The baby of Juana and Kino | Coyotito,The baby of Juana and Kino | Coyotito, The baby of Juana and Kino

7: Coyotito

8: Kino a loving Father and Husband

10: Juana, a Protective Mother. | Juana, a Protective Mother | Jiana. a Protective mother | Juana, a Protective Mother

11: She would do anything for her child.

12: Juan Thomas, Brother of Kino

13: Juan Thomas, Brother of Kino

14: Chapter1 Kino and Juana see a scorpion on the Coyotito's bad box. When the baby shakes the rope, the scorpion falls onto the baby and stings him.

15: Chapter 2 Kino and juana paddle out to the oyster bed to look for a pearl. They need a pearl to pay the doctor.Kino finds the perfect pearl.He calls it the pearl of the world.

16: Chapter 3 Everyone finds out about the pearl of the world. The doctor comes to cure the baby because they can afford it.The doctor sent one of his servants later to steal the pearl. wHen they entered, Kino stabbed them. Kino is very excited that he will be able to get his child an education

17: Chapter 4 Kino and Juana go to the city to sell their pearl.The sales men are trying to trick them into getting alot less money then they deserve | Kino gets angry and decides to to to the big city. He hopes he will get more money there.

18: Chapter 5 Someone attacked Kino and Juana. The attackers were all looking for the pearl. Kino and Juana decide to run away to the capitol city.

19: While Kino and Juana travel, they realize they are being followed. The turn around and go up the mountain instead of their original plan. | They travel up the mountain for a long while, but eventually Kino spots the trackers on his trail. | Kino and Juana and Coyotito hide in a cave. When the trackers catch up Kino tried to jump the tracker with the gun, but the tracker shot Coyotito and killed him.

20: The moral of this story is that money cannot buy happiness. Kino and his family were perfectly content before finding the pearl. The money got to Kino's head and changed him.

21: The Pearl

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