Rough Diamond Robert L. Fish

ISBN: 9780434263455

Published: 1982

348 pages


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Rough Diamond  by  Robert L. Fish

Rough Diamond by Robert L. Fish
1982 | | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 348 pages | ISBN: 9780434263455 | 7.46 Mb

Young Barney Barnato had nothing to lose when he abandoned his squalid existance in Londons East End and set out for South Africas Kimberley diamond fields to join his brother. As they began to build an empire, the likeable, quick-witted BarneyMoreYoung Barney Barnato had nothing to lose when he abandoned his squalid existance in Londons East End and set out for South Africas Kimberley diamond fields to join his brother. As they began to build an empire, the likeable, quick-witted Barney made some influential friends...........and some dangerous enemies, including Cecil Rhodes, who scorned the pauper turned tycoon and tried at every turn to destroy him.

The tale of Barneys struggle from unbearable poverty to unimagined riches, makes a riveting novel that blends history with fiction in the halcyon days of nineteenth-century empire building.



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