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6 edition of The Heartless Stone found in the catalog.

The Heartless Stone

A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit, and Desire

by Tom Zoellner

  • 76 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Customs,
  • Jewellery & jewellery-making,
  • Description And Travel,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Africa,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9632702M
    ISBN 100312339704
    ISBN 109780312339708

      Official audio for The Weeknd "Heartless" - available everywhere now: I’m talking Time, Rolling Stone and Bazaar now Sellin dreams to these girls with their guard down. His first book was The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit and Desire (St. Martin’s Press, ), an investigative chronicle of the diamond business reported from sixteen nations. Zoellner had to go deeply into debt to do the research for this book, which also told a personal story: the demise of his engagement to.

      Read "The Heartless Stone A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit, and Desire" by Tom Zoellner available from Rakuten Kobo. In , Tom Zoellner purchased a diamond engagement ring and proposed. His girlfriend said, "yes" and then, suddenly, w Brand: St. Martin's Publishing Group. Check out this great listen on As a teenager, Gracie worshipped her stepbrother, Jason, a strong, silent young cowboy who left home early to seek his fortune. Though Gracie hadn't seen him in years, when her mother passed away, Jason ensured that Gracie would be cared for. Now the wea.

    27 of the Most Stone-Cold Bitches on TV Lisa Babick at but we do know she's a heartless, stone-cold bitch. Sons of Anarchy, All My Children, Game of Thrones, Project Blue Book, Desperate. Tom Zoellner is the New York Times bestselling author of four previous nonfiction books, including Uranium Train and The Heartless Stone. He teaches at Chapman University and Dartmouth College. A former reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, he is the .


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The Heartless Stone is scrupulous nonfiction that reads like a novel.” ―Bloomberg News “It's got all the requisite ingredients of intriguing journalism: greed, sex, gaping economic disparities, and glamour.

It's too bad it took a failed engagement to prompt this book, but Zoellner has risen from the romantic ashes with The Heartless Stone Cited by: The Heartless Stone book.

Read 69 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InTom Zoellner purchased a diamond engagement ring and p /5. The Heartless Stone is scrupulous nonfiction that reads like a novel."--Bloomberg News "It's got all the requisite ingredients of intriguing journalism: greed, sex, gaping economic disparities, and glamour.

It's too bad it took a failed engagement to prompt this book, but Zoellner has risen from the romantic ashes with The Heartless Stone /5(36). The Heartless Stone book The Heartless Stone NPR coverage of The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit And Desire by Tom Zoellner.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Tom Zoellner. The first book to offer a panoramic and unflinching look at the modern diamond industry, The Heartless Stone is a journey across six continents to uncover the secrets behind one of our most luxurious and costly status symbols.

The book takes you inside illegal mines in Brazil, diamond smuggling rings in Africa, exploration rigs above the Arctic Circle, the sweltering polishing shops of India.

The Heartless Stone goes beyond investigative reporting into the regions of the human heart that make the diamond empire possible. It has been called "a dazzling display of intrepid reporting" (Entertainment Weekly) and "an illuminating expose of a mineral and an industry" (The Wall Street Journal).An American Library Association Notable Book/5(4).

Heartless has both respect for the source material and enough imagination to become something unique, as it has been the author style so far.

But as any YA book, it leaves its most heavy plot lines to rest in the shoulders of young romance, which I have always found difficult to read/5(K).

Tom Zoellner talked about his book, The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit and Desire, published by St. Martin’s read excerpts, described the diamond. The Heartless Stone is scrupulous nonfiction that reads like a novel.” —Bloomberg News “It's got all the requisite ingredients of intriguing journalism: greed, sex, gaping economic disparities, and glamour.

It's too bad it took a failed engagement to prompt this book, but Zoellner has risen from the romantic ashes with The Heartless Stone Brand: Picador.

The heartless stone a journey through the world of diamonds, deceit, and desire Item PreviewPages: Read free book excerpt from The Heartless Stone by Tom Zoellner, page 3 of The Heartless Stone is scrupulous nonfiction that reads like a novel.” —Bloomberg News “It's got all the requisite ingredients of intriguing journalism: greed, sex, gaping economic disparities, and glamour.

It's too bad it took a failed engagement to prompt this book, but Zoellner has risen from the romantic ashes with The Heartless Stone. The critically acclaimed investigation into the global diamond trade. The Heartless Stone unmasks the fascinating history behind America’s favorite gemstone.

Tom Zoellner takes you on an unforgettable journey through six continents — from the deadly mines and smuggling rings of Africa to mining camps above the Arctic Circle to India’s polishing mills where teenage children cut stones.

When he proposed to his girlfriend, Tom Zoellner gave what every American man is supposed to give at such a time, a diamond engagement ring. But when the relationship broke apart a few months before the wedding, he was left with a used diamond ring that began to haunt him.

Zoellner looked harder at the stone, and the consequent fascination sent him around the by:   Official music video for The Weeknd "Heartless" - available everywhere now: I’m talking Time, Rolling Stone and Bazaar now Sellin dreams to these girls with their guard down.

Editorial Reviews. Praise for Heartless: #1 New York Times bestseller “In Heartless, the nonsense that is Wonderland gets a reverential makeover, full of heart and its own idiosyncratic character.” —Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked and After Alice “What Gregory Maguire did for the Wicked Witch, Meyer does for Lewis Carroll’s Queen of Hearts, tracing her arc from a teen with /5(66).

Heartless left me in my feels times ten!. Left me stunned and craving more. Carter and Aria grow closer in book 2. Questions were answered from book one yet the stakes continue to get higher and more questions arise. I could not stop binge listening and thankful Breathless, book three, was a listen away.

The film Blood Diamond is about the violent underbelly of the international diamond trade. Writer Tom Zoellner's book The Heartless Stone chronicles how. Rebecca Soler, narrator of Marissa Meyer's The Lunar Chronicles, returns to narrate this program. "Narrator Rebecca Soler delivers a take-no-prisoners performance for the third title in The Lunar Chronicles.

Her instinctive delivery of Meyer's humor makes the story an addictive listen. Series fans and new listeners will be equally entranced." -AudioFile Magazine on Cress. "The Heartless Stone" is a dense travelogue full of didactic stories that are easily digested for the entertainment, historical and social value.

Zoellner leaves no stone unturned in discussing the often mysterious business of by:. The Heartless Stone is scrupulous nonfiction that reads like a novel." --Bloomberg News "It's got all the requisite ingredients of intriguing journalism: greed, sex, gaping economic disparities, and glamour.

It's too bad it took a failed engagement to prompt this book, but Zoellner has risen from the romantic ashes with The Heartless Stone /5(20).A diamond version of Susan Orleans's The Orchid Thief, Tom Zoellner's The Heartless Stone is a journey to the cold heart of the world's most unyielding gem.

The. The breakup is a bit of a disingenuous hook for The Heartless Stone — a few awkward descriptions of his personal trauma sprinkled willy-nilly into an otherwise dazzling display of intrepid Author: Karen Valby.