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The pearl diver

Author: Jeff Talarigo; Jennifer Ikeda
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A nineteen year old Japanese pearl diver discovers she has leprosy. She knows that the shame attached to it is inescapable: rejection by her family and exile. No more than two months elapse before authorities send her off to a leprosarium on the island of Nagashima where she is instructed to forget her past, to strike her name from the family register, and ordered to choose a new name.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Talarigo; Jennifer Ikeda
ISBN: 1402586639 9781402586637
OCLC Number: 54985438
Notes: Unabridged.
Cast: Performed by Jennifer Ikeda.
Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 7.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs.
Responsibility: by Jeff Talarigo.

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A nineteen year old Japanese pearl diver discovers she has leprosy. She knows that the shame attached to it is inescapable: rejection by her family and exile. No more than two months elapse before authorities send her off to a leprosarium on the island of Nagashima where she is instructed to forget her past, to strike her name from the family register, and ordered to choose a new name.

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