The Pearl
  • The Pearl


    John Steinbeck.


    Viking: 1947. First edition. Hardcover in a dust jacket. Near fine, very good unclipped jacket. 


    “For it is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more. And this is said in disparagement, whereas it is one of the greatest talents the species has and one that has made it superior to animals that are satisfied with what they have.”