The Pearl

Describe Kinos Leave-Talking

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"They left quietly in the dark before the moon had risen. The family

stood formally in the house of Juan Tomas. Juana carried Coyotito on

her back, covered and held in by her head shawl, and the baby slept,

cheek turned sideways against her shoulder. The head shawl covered the

baby, and one end of it came across Juana's nose to protect her from

the evil night air. Juan Tomas embraced his brother with the double

embrace and kissed him on both cheeks. "

Chapter 5