The Diamond Setter

The Diamond Setter

Book - 2018
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"The uneventful life of a jeweler from Tel Aviv changes abruptly in 2011 after Fareed, a handsome young man from Damascus, crosses illegally into Israel and makes his way to the ancient port city of Jaffa in search of his roots. In his pocket is a piece of a famous blue diamond known as "Sabakh." Intending to return the diamond to its rightful owner, Fareed is soon swept up in Tel Aviv's vibrant gay scene, and a turbulent protest movement. He falls in love with both an Israeli soldier and his boyfriend--the narrator of this book--and reveals the story of his family's past: a tale of forbidden love beginning in the 1930s that connects Fareed and the jeweler"--
Publisher: New York : Other Press, [2018], c2017
ISBN: 9781590518915
1590518918
Branch Call Number: FIC SAKAL 2018
Characteristics: 298 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Cohen, Jessica (Translator)

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