Precious objects [electronic resource] : a story of diamonds, family, and a way of life / Alicia Oltuski. - SHERLOC
Precious objects [electronic resource] : a story of diamonds, family, and a way of life / Alicia Oltuski.
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Chicago : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2011.
9781611204575 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
1611204577 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Jews in the diamond industry -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Diamond industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Fathers and daughters -- New York (State) -- New York.
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Alicia Oltuski, daughter and granddaughter of diamond dealers, seamlessly blends family narrative with literary reporting to reveal the fascinating secrets of the diamond industry and its madcap characters, including her own eccentric father. Entertaining and illuminating, Precious Objects offers an insider's look at the history, business, and society behind one of the world's most coveted natural resources.