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.