Novel Interweaves Fact And Fiction To Explore Diamonds' Allure

Monday, May 19, 2014

This week, J. Courtney Sullivan‘s novel “The Engagements” comes out in paperback. The book has been optioned for a possible film by Reece Witherspoon’s production company, Pacific Standard.

“The Engagements” tells four fictional stories involving diamond engagement rings, as well as the real-life story of Frances Gerety, the woman who dreamed up the tag line “A Diamond is Forever.”

Here & Now revisits host Robin Young’s conversation with J. Courtney Sullivan from when the book first came out.


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