Diamonds: A Girl’s Best Path to Selflessness?
By JANET MASLIN
Published: September 5, 2008
The New York Times
“It’s the story of 13 women who transformed a symbol of exclusivity into a symbol of inclusivity and, in the process, remapped the journey through the second half of their lives,”
"The Necklace" 此書描寫：有13個女人將一條鑽石項鍊，原本是獨享、排他性的代表，轉變為分享、包容性的物品；並且在轉變的過程中，改變了自己的人生。
One day at a mall in Ventura, Calif., a real estate agent named Jonell McLain had a retail epiphany. She had just sold a house and wanted to buy her clients a box of candy. Honestly that was all. That was the only reason she was out shopping.
| ||agent||中級||[名詞] 代理人;代理商
| ||clients||中級||client(顧客,客戶) 的複數
| ||estate||中級||[名詞] 地產
| ||honestly||中級||honest(誠實的) 的衍生的副詞; [副詞] 誠實地,如實地;老實說;實在
| ||published||中級||publish(出版;發行;刊載) 的過去式及過去分詞
| ||retail||中高級||[形容詞] 零售的; [動詞] 以零售方式;以零售價格; [副詞] 以零售方式;以零售價格; [名詞] 零售
| ||shopping||中級||shop(購物) 的現在分詞; [名詞] 買東西,購物