Title: Pearl, The: Macmillan Readers Intermediate Macmillan Reader Intermediate. Macmillan Reader Intermediate
Publisher: United Kingdom Macmillan Education 2/Mar/2009
ISBN Number: 0230031137 / 9780230031135
Seller ID: 21520
Reading Level: Intermediate
Kino quickly pushed his knife into the shell. The shell tried to close, but Kino pushed hard and the shell fell open. The flesh of the oyster moved, then was still. Kino lifted the flesh and there lay a great pearl. The sunlight fell on the pearl and made it shine like silver. It was the largest pearl in the world.
Kino and Juana are poor, their difficulties are made worse when their baby son is bitten by a scorpion. When Kino finds a large pearl, they believe their pryers have been answered and that they will be able to buy medicinal help. But the pearl brings only greed and violence...
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