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6 edition of Diamond Stories found in the catalog.

Diamond Stories

Enduring Change on 47th Street (Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

by Renee Rose Shield

  • 2 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Wholesale sector,
  • Social Science,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • New York (State),
  • Sociology,
  • New York,
  • Jewish businesspeople,
  • Business Life - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Economic History,
  • Diamond industry and trade,
  • History,
  • Jews in the diamond industry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848463M
    ISBN 100801439892
    ISBN 109780801439896

    I Am the Hope Diamond I Am the Hope Diamond. Informational (nonfiction), words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile L. Told through the fictitious eyes of the Hope Diamond, I Am the Hope Diamond is an informational book about the history of this amazing diamond. The book explains this diamond's incredible journey, including how it was discovered. My Diamond Story Birth Certificate illustrate the. journey your diamond has taken from. its natural rough crystal state to your. wedding finger. It documents how your diamond. has moved through each step - including. mapping, cutting, gradding, designing.

    Brought into the world by Pink Diamond, Orange finds being raised to be a Diamond isn't as pretty and fun as she once would have imagined. As Pink rages war with the Rebel Rose Quartz on her Earth colony, her daughter is forced to find her own way in a constantly changing world. Looking for books by Dan Diamond? See all books authored by Dan Diamond, including Total Hockey: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Hockey League, and The Official National Hockey League 75th Anniversary Commemorative Book, and more on

    A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond. A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds.   Neil Diamond is an American singer-songwriter who began writing songs while studying at New York University. His own hits include "Sweet Caroline," "America" and "Heartlight.".


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Fleming wrote the story at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica, inspired by a Sunday Times article on diamond smuggling. The book was first published by Jonathan Cape in the United Kingdom on 26 March The story centres on Bond's investigation of a diamond-smuggling operation that originates in the mines of Sierra Leone and runs to Las : Ian Fleming.

Sequestered within the heart of a cosmopolitan city is an exotic world—a place where diamonds, astronomically priced, are bought and sold on the strength of a handshake, and business disputes are resolved according to ancient Jewish principles of.

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