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affirmed, exploit, exquisite, feminist, honor, outrageously, stereotypes, summed, traveling, van

Diamonds: A Girl’s Best Path to Selflessness?

By JANET MASLIN
Published: September 5, 2008

source: 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.


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WordCategoryDefinition
 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