The Last Pearl

The Last Pearl

Book - 2016
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1879, York. Greta Costello must rely on her wits to survive. She finds refuge as a Saturday girl for an old jeweller, Saul Abrahams, and her eye for detail, her long fingers and appreciation of beauty persuade Saul to train her as a pearl stringer. This skill will lead her through hardship and pain towards a new life. 1879, Scotland.Jem Baillie knows the immense power of a perfect pearl. His father was a fisher on a tributary of the Tay river in Perthshire, Scotland, and together they found the rarest of pearls, a great white pearl they call Queenie. When this is stolen from them, Eben vows revenge. Spanning generations and continents, tracing the rivers of Scotland and the Mississippi.
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 1471140970
9781471140976 (paper back)
Branch Call Number: FIC FLEMING
Characteristics: 410 pages ; 24 cm

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