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The Pearl by John Steinbeck
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Rating: 4* of five

A beautiful fable of life's central issue: greed. How awful it felt to write that sentence.

Particularly important to read in this horrendous passage in American history.
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John Steinbeck
“Luck, you see, brings bitter friends.”
John Steinbeck, The Pearl


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August 22, 2016 – Finished Reading
December 11, 2016 – Shelved

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message 1: by A. (new) - rated it 5 stars

A. Dawes Totally agree.


Richard Derus A. wrote: "Totally agree."

Thank you!


Cecily One expects dystopias to ring painfully true in troubled times, but I see current events in so many other books, as do you and other GR friends. In a way, it's a tribute to those books, but I'm also sad that they become tainted.


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