The Pearl Diver by Jeff Talarigo

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ContributionsJenny Sterlin (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8374017M
ISBN 101402572778
ISBN 109781402572777
OCLC/WorldCa55066644

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There are page Japanese text. Separately, there are page monochrome photograph. Not a word of English at all in this book.

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A dazzling engagement ring and the promise of a fresh start bring antiques dealer and sometime sleuth Rei Shimura to Washington, DC. For the Audio Book, Jennifer Ikeda speaks wonderfully as Miss Fuji, the young pearl diver of the book's title, who is brought to the island in at age nineteen, and who learns important lessons about living the truth, community, and solidarity.

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By law, she is exiled to an island leprosarium, where she is stripped of her dignity and instructed to forget her past.The Pearl Diver Julia Johnson, Patricia Al-Fakhri This delightful story, carefully researched from oral and written sources – some dating from more than years ago – offers an insight into the way of life that sustained the Arabian Gulf right up until the discovery of oil.

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