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.

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. But it’s only when they learn to think and act like pirates --- like Bannister --- that they become able to go where no pirate hunters have gone before.

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.