Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

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Product Details

Price
$19.00  $17.67
Publisher
Grove Press
Publish Date
Pages
560
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.3 X 1.4 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802144256

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About the Author

Gary Kinder is the author of the bestselling books Victim and Light Years. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two daughters.

Reviews

A National Bestseller

"White-knuckle reading . . . A marvelous tale, with generous portions of history, adventure, intrigue, heroism, and high technology interwoven . . . Gary Kinder has the skill to put it all together, and luckily for us, we get to read it."--Los Angeles Times

"Drawing on the extensive testimony of eyewitnesses and survivors, Kinder has reconstructed the sinking of the Central America in harrowing and often poignant detail."--New York Times

"A twenty-four-carat sea classic."--New York Times Book Review

"Engaging, magnificently researched . . . a complex, bittersweet history of two centuries of American entrepreneurship, linked by the mad quest for gold."--Entertainment Weekly

"An old-fashioned seafaring adventure, awash in time and vigor . . . A ripping true tale of danger and discovery at sea."--Washington Post

"Titanic meets Tom Clancy technology . . . Kinder has lashed together a thumping good narrative."--People

"Kinder makes the shipwreck so enthralling that it seems any later events are doomed to anticlimax. Not so . . . it is a truly great tale, cleverly organized and expertly written."--Atlantic Monthly

"What a yarn! . . . If you sign on for the cruise, go in knowing that you're going to miss meals and a lot of sleep."--Newsweek

"Gripping . . . the pages speed past."--Newsday

"Extraordinarily gripping . . . An astounding and marvelous book."--Cleveland Plain Dealer

"An extraordinarily good tale."--Chicago Tribune

"Moving and riveting."--Philadelphia Inquirer

"It wasn't easy money, but it sure is a great story. Kinder tells it in fascinating, exhaustive detail."--Time

"Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea is nonfiction treasure . . . The book takes hold of you from page one and never lets go. history and heroics, science and suspense--Ship of Gold has that blockbuster feel."--Sailing

"Worthy of the best fiction and enough action to shame James Bond."--Men's Journal