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Donald Haack, 78, diamond expert, adventurer, author and founder of Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems in Charlotte passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 1, 2009
Diamond Memoirs
Bush Pilot in Diamond Country Diamond Safari Diamonds 'Neath My Wings
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A Light On The Runway
ISBN  1-933678-14-3
by Janet Haack
In 1955 the Janet Haack flew off from Wisconsin with her new husband, Don, in their two-seater Piper Super Cub named “grasshopper.” Headed for British Guiana, South America, they would set up a diamond-mining operation and their home in the wilds along the Ireng River, 250 miles from the coast.  They brought a daughter and son into this primitive world, here on the border of Brazil, to share an unusual life in the lush green valley they named Marquis.
A Light on the Runway is the woman's side of the adventure described by her husband in his book, Bush Pilot in Diamond Country.
208 pages, autobiography
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