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4 edition of Diamond Smugglers found in the catalog.

Diamond Smugglers

by Ben Butterworth

  • 386 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Lake Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Readers - Chapter Books,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11423266M
    ISBN 100822437848
    ISBN 109780822437840

    The diamond smugglers Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. First Dell printing. Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by loader-DanaB on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The diamond smugglers by Ian Fleming, , Dell edition, in English The diamond smugglers ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:

    The Diamond Smugglers by Fleming, Ian. London, United Kingdom: Pan Books, Mass market paperback, later printing, pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; spine creased and concaved, covers rubbed, otherwise gently used, clean and unmarked throughout. See also our listings for a Complete set of 14 of Fleming's JAMES BOND books, and for more on the diamond trade, Emily . Some scattered, baguette-sized reminiscences of "John Blaize" who for several years worked with the International Diamond Security Organization to put an end to smuggling- these were told to Ian Fleming and appeared originally as a series of articles in England. Along with some of the finer points on the tools and techniques of the traffic, the mine security measures (not too successful), etc.

    Ian Fleming: The diamond smugglers. Pan Books Cover art by David Tayler. Ian Fleming: The diamond smugglers. Pan Books Cover art by David Tayler. Stay safe and healthy. Please wash your hands and practise social distancing. Check out our resources for adapting to these times. The real-world counterpart to the fantastic James Bond novel Diamonds Are Forever, it centres around an interview with John Collard, a member of the International Diamond Security Organisation (IDSO), as well as the circumstances surrounding their meeting. Collard explains the IDSO through a mix of examples and history, detailing the corruption and crime that he observed.


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