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The Pearl Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

The news that Kino found the "Pearl of the World" spreads over the brush houses even before he gets home, and then goes on to the stone and plaster village. The priest in his garden remembers some reparations to be done on the church, wondering if he has married Kino or christened his child. The clothes sellers look at their unsold clothes. The physician tending to an old lady claims Kino as a client. He remembers the place and the person he lived in Paris with and sees himself there again, a bottle of wine on the table. The church beggars laugh a little, knowing nobody is more generous in charity than a poor man suddenly rich. The pearl buyers in their little offices shout and fight until they get the lowest price a fisherman can stand, even risking that he gives his pearls to...

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