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The Pearl

The Pearl


by John Steinbeck

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Steinbeck was a major in marine biology at Stanford University—until he dropped out. (Source)

When The Pearl was made into a movie in 1947, it was the first Mexican-made movie to be commercially distributed in the United States. (Source)

John Steinbeck’s first three novels were poorly received by critics. (Source)

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