The Pearl Diver
Score: 4
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The Pearl Diver


  • Author : Jeff Talarigo
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307429148


The Pearl Diver Book Description :

In 1948, a nineteen-year-old pearl diver's dreams of spending her life combing the waters of Japan’s Inland Sea are shattered when she discovers she has leprosy. By law, she is exiled to an island leprosarium, where she is stripped of her dignity and instructed to forget her past. Her name is erased from her family records, and she is forced to select a new one. To the two thousand patients on the island of Nagashima, she becomes Miss Fuji. Although drugs arrest the course of Miss Fuji's disease, she cannot leave the colony. Instead, she becomes a caretaker to the other patients, and through the example of their courage, she gains insight into the deep wellspring of strength she will need to reclaim her freedom. Written with precision and eloquence...

The Pearl Diver

The Pearl Diver


  • Author : Julia Johnson
  • Publisher : Medina Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-09-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1909339768


The Pearl Diver Book Description :

Saeed is going to learn how to dive his father has promised to teach him! It is the start of the pearling season and this is his first trip out on the waters of the Arabian Gulf. Leaving the rest of his family behind on the shore, Saeed and his father join the crew of a pearling dhow and set out to spend the hot summer months on the high seas. He learns how the pearl divers hunt for the treasures of the seabed, and discovers the secrets and dangers of the sea.This delightful story, carefully researched from oral and written sources some dating from more than 150 years ago offers an insight into the way of life that sustained the Arabian Gulf right up until the discovery of oil. The winning charm of Patricia Al Fakhri swatercolors combine with Julia J...

The Pearl Diver

The Pearl Diver


  • Author : E. Thomalen
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2019-01-04
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 1729292321


The Pearl Diver Book Description :

This legend relates the story of a poor Japanese Pearl Diver who unknowingly meets the son of a powerful Japanese Nobleman traveling incognito. He is on a quest to recover a special jewel sent by the Emperor of China to Japan to honor the father of the Emperor's grieving Wife after her father dies. Unfortunately, the Sea Dragon learns of this good deed, sinks the ships carrying it, takes the pearl back into the sea, and adds it to the other treasures in his garden under the sea. The Pearl Diver and Nobleman eventually fall in love, marry and have a child. After their son is born the Nobleman's Father appears to him in a dream, asking him why he does not pursue recovering the pearl from the Sea Dragon. When his Wife, the Pearl Diver, asks why her husb...

Breath of the Pearl Diver

Breath of the Pearl Diver


  • Author : Faris Ibrahim
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1098613392


Breath of the Pearl Diver Book Description :

Amid family dysfunction, in a postindustrial society, Femida Samara struggles to find greater meaning past the dream of a nine to five. In a dream, she is visited by an interdimensional immortal. Through this meeting, Femida is given the ability to travel through and interpret the dreams of others. She soon discovers she's not the first one who has been visited and is introduced to and joins the League of the Loom, a secret organization that caters to international elites, obsessed with dreams and their ability to predict the future. The organization is led by Eli, an aging Holocaust survivor and the father Femida never had. With her newly acquired powers, Femida is sent on a mind-bending adventure. She is forced to navigate race, culture, and the mi...

Coral and the Pearl Diver

Coral and the Pearl Diver


  • Author : Felicity Brown
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Animals, Mythical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780007326136


Coral and the Pearl Diver Book Description :

The world of Bella Sara is a magical place where trading cards allow you to collect and interact with many different horses. Meet Bella and her friends in this exciting new range of books and create your own collection at www.bellasara.co.uk...

The Pearl Diver
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Pearl Diver


  • Author : Sujata Massey
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062218919


The Pearl Diver Book Description :

The seventh book in Sujata Massey's Agatha and Macavity Award–winning mystery series is a witty, suspenseful story that takes its young sleuth into the Washington DC restaurant world. A dazzling engagement ring and the promise of a fresh start bring antiques dealer and sometime sleuth Rei Shimura to Washington, DC. But just as she's starting to settle down –catching up with a long–lost cousin and undertaking a lucrative commission furnishing a trendy Japanese restaurant nearby – things begin to go haywire. First, her cousin vanishes from the restaurant's opening–night party, and then Rei is drafted to help find a Japanese war bride who disappeared 30 years earlier. The search for both missing women becomes suspiciously linked, and along the...

Sindbad the Pearl Diver

Sindbad the Pearl Diver


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1151391131


Sindbad the Pearl Diver Book Description :

A sailor is kidnapped and forced to dive for pearls by a wicked ship's captain and crew....

The Last Pearl Diver

The Last Pearl Diver


  • Author : Paul Larkin
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2017-01-08
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781291280845


The Last Pearl Diver Book Description :

Edinburgh 1993: Sidney Dempsey is trying to understand life, love and why his football team have stopped winning matches. Glasgow 1994: The Celtic Board are under siege, the supporters are calling for change and the football team have stopped winning games, Read how the stories become intertwined as the battle for the soul of Celtic is in full cry and a team across the other side of the city look unstoppable, Trouble is, they thought that too......