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Hope Diamond - The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem by Richard Kurin. The true story behind the most famous-and infamous-stone in the world. 



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Dr. Kurin

Dr. Richard Kurin is still alive; here is an excerpt from his bio via Harper Collins: Dr. Richard Kurin is the director of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage where he oversees the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, and other cultural heritage programs. A former Fulbright fellow with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago

Posted by John Allen on Tue 09 Feb 2010 06:56:11 PM UTC

Hope Diamond - The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem by Richard Kurin. The true story behind the most famous-and infamous-stone in the world. 



To purchase Hope Diamond - The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem visit www.DCGiftShop.com

the legondary history of a cursed jem

Does anyone know if the author of this book is still alive and curse free?

Posted by Richard Kurin (guest) on Wed 03 Feb 2010 09:22:27 PM UTC

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