The book of the pearl the history,art,science,and industry of the queen of gems by George F. Kunz

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Published by MacMillan in London .

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Statementby George Frederick Kunz and Charles Hugh Stevenson.
ContributionsStevenson, Charles Hugh.
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Open LibraryOL17844794M

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This book is an allegory of money or, at least, a parable on the theme of physical possession. All is symbol in this book, the pearl, object coveted by bead researchers, like money, sought by those who do not, are in the center.

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They The book of the pearl book of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. Book reviews cover the content, themes and worldviews of fiction books, not their literary merit, and equip parents to decide whether a book is appropriate for their children.

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