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Treasure in the Gravel: The Story of the Eagle Diamond
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This is an American success story—a small, local stone that goes on to fame and notoriety. It is a tale of deceit, of clashing interests, opportunity versus right and of greed against all else.... More > It is the tale of the native beauty that is recognized and taken into a warm home by one of the richest men in the nation. And it is the story of what can happen when that same gem falls in with the wrong crowd, and becomes the prey of the criminal underworld. It is millions of years of geological force resulting in a few short years of beauty, drama, and intrigue. It is the best and the worst in our values, our business dealings, our laws, our philanthropy, and ourselves.< Less