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ISBN:9780006393849
publisher: HarperCollins

Three Views Of Crystal Water

by Katherine Govier

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list price: $19.99
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
category: Fiction
published: Aug 2006
ISBN:9780006393849
publisher: HarperCollins
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Vera Lowinger Drew is the last of a pearling dynasty. When she is left motherless,her only refuge is in Japan with her grandfather’s young mistress, amongthe legendary ama women divers. With their age-old strength to guide her, Veracomes into her own—until World War II turns her friends into “the enemy.”Three Views of Crystal Water crosses generations and continents with a story oflove, war and the quest for the lustrous, elusive pearl.

This Perennial edition of Katherine Govier’s powerful novel is enhanced with aP.S. section featuring pearl lore, and historical and biographical detail.

About the Author

Katherine Govier’s most recent novel, The Ghost Brush, was published in the United States as The Printmaker’s Daughter, and in translation in Romania, Spain, Quebec, and Japan. Her novel Creation was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. She has won the Marian Engel Award and the Toronto Book Award, and has twice been nominated for the Trillium Book Award. The author of twelve previous books, Katherine Govier divides her time between Toronto, Ontario, and Canmore, Alberta.

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