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Robert Kurson

Biography

Robert Kurson

Robert Kurson earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, then a law degree from Harvard Law School. After working as a features reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago magazine, he moved to Esquire as as a contributing editor. His award-winning stories have also appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. He lives in the Chicago suburbs and can be reached via the Internet at www.robertkurson.com.

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Robert Kurson

Books by Robert Kurson

by Robert Kurson - Adventure, History, Nonfiction

Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men --- John Chatterton and John Mattera --- are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister. Soon, however, they realize that cutting-edge technology and a willingness to lose everything aren’t enough to track down Bannister’s ship. They must travel the globe in search of historic documents and accounts of the great pirate’s exploits, face down dangerous rivals, and battle the tides of nations, governments and experts.

by Robert Kurson - Adventure, History, Nonfiction

In the tradition of Jon Krakauer's INTO THIN AIR and Sebastian Junger's THE PERFECT STORM comes this true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery --- and make history themselves.