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The Heartless Stone

Autor: Zoellner, Tom

Editorial: Picador

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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The Heartless Stone : When he proposed to his girlfriend, Tom Zoellner gave what is expected of every American man - a diamond engagement ring. But when the relationship broke apart, he was left with a used diamond that began to haunt him. His obsession carried him around the globe: from the "blood diamond" rings of Africa; to the sweltering polishing factories of India; to mines above the Arctic Circle; to illegal diggings in Brazil; to the London headquarters of De Beers, the secretive global colossus that has dominated the industry for more than a century and permanently carved the phrase "A diamond is forever" on the psyche. An adventure story in the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief, The Heartless Stone is a voyage into the cold heart of the world's most unyielding gem.


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ISBN 13:9780312339708
ISBN 10:0312339704
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:340
Tamaño:8.10" l x 5.50" w x 0.80" h
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