Adapted by Warren Frost. From John Steinbeck's novel.
Cast: 5m., 4w. (extras.) Steinbeck's characters are perfectly caught in this sensitive one-act play in which a poor man finds "the pearl of the world" and is plunged into a crucible of experience from which he and his wife ultimately emerge with their love and a new spiritual freedom. Area staging. Approximate Running Time: 25 minutes.