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Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?: And other Investigations of the Diamond Trade (Short-form Book) Paperback – December 4, 2013
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Top Customer Reviews
As another reviewer pointed out, it's badly edited, with sections duplicated, sentences breaking off and resuming a couple of paragraphs later and the like.
Still - it's an interesting look at an interesting subject, and a cautionary tale - don't invest in diamonds. Buy them if you want because they're sparkly and pretty and your significant other will love you for it, but the idea you'll make a killing on them as an investment is a fool's hope.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
An extremely, and at times overwhelmingly, in depth look at the diamond trade - its history and structure, marketing practices, and its role in international politics. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Darcy Shepard
In terms of substance, the texts in this book are all well-written, well-researched and interesting. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Andreas Ulrich Witte
This is not worth $7. After an hour of reading I am 35% through and the author is still writing about diamond mines in 1978 Africa.Published on April 8, 2014 by Joshua W. Fenton
I purchased the book based on Epstein's reputation and previous works. The book is a very engrossing read about how the diamond was formed and how they manipulate and control the... Read morePublished on February 18, 2014 by HeavyG
This title attracted me because I actually have tried to sell a diamond, one that my father paid over $14k for as a gift to my mother. Read morePublished on January 21, 2014 by Jeff P.