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Pearl A New Chapter in an Old Story – is an original novel that was inspired by the author’s love of John Steinbeck's classic book, The Pearl.  But even if you haven’t read Steinbeck, Scalia’s Pearl is an original work that stands on its own merit.

Scalia’s book is the tale of Lucio, a pearl fisherman in La Paz, Baja California, Mexico, who has heard the stories of how his grandfather Kino once found and lost "The Pearl of the World."  Now, more than fifty years after his grandfather Kino's ordeal, little has changed in the Mexican town and even less for Lucio.  Life has been hard for him, that is, until Luck rewards Lucio with a great pearl of his own, and then his life becomes unbearable.

Lucio's pearl unleashes the evil that has been lying always just beneath the surface in La Paz.  When it does, Lucio must confront the danger or lose everything that he loves.

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ISBN: 978-1-4010-0045-5

“Finalist” ForeWord Magazine 2001 Competition