Precious objects: a story of diamonds, family, and a way of life

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Welcome to the diamond district. Ninety percent of all diamonds that enter America pass through these few blocks, but the inner workings of this mysterious world are known only to the people who inhabit it. Alicia Oltuski, daughter and granddaughter of diamond dealers, seamlessly blends family narrative with literary reportage to reveal the fascinating secrets of the diamond industry and its madcap characters.
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subject_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Diamond industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Fathers and daughters -- New York (State) -- New York, Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Jews in the diamond industry -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Oltuski, Alicia, SCIENCE / Earth Science, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Jewish Studies
title_display Precious objects : a story of diamonds, family, and a way of life
title_full Precious objects : a story of diamonds, family, and a way of life / Alicia Oltuski, Precious objects : a story of diamonds, family, and a way of life [electronic resource] / Alicia Oltuski
title_short Precious objects :
title_sub a story of diamonds, family, and a way of life
topic_facet Diamond industry and trade, Fathers and daughters, Jewish businesspeople, Jews in the diamond industry, Oltuski, Alicia