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Three Views Of Crystal Water

by Katherine Govier

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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, among the legendary ama women divers. With their age-old strength to guide her, Vera comes 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 of love, war and the quest for the lustrous, elusive pearl.

This Perennial edition of Katherine Govier’s powerful novel is enhanced with a P.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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