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Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship - Robert Kurson
Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400063369 (1400063361)
ASIN: 1400063361
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Category:
Non Fiction, History
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3.5 Review of Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson
3.5 stars - a fun book that looks at the search and discovery of a pirate ship from the Golden Age of Piracy. The main focus of the book is on the two divers and their personal histories, but there is enough history here of the age of pirates to make it worth the read for those looking at a history...
Toni
Toni rated it
5.0 "Pirate Hunters", by Robert Kurson
Treasure, Obsessions, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate ShipYou need to be obsessed by pirates and be a tough and resilient person with deep pockets, willing to invest a lot time and put family life on the back burner to track down sunken galleons.In “Pirate Hunters” treasure hunter Tracy Bowden...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 PIRATE HUNTERS: TREASURE, OBSESSION, AND THE SERACH FOR A LEGENDARY PIRATE SHIP by Robert Kurson
Interesting read. I liked how he showed every phase of the operation to find the Golden Fleece. The team had to do historical research on the time period and the pirate Joseph Bannister. They did the search and dived to find artifacts and then had experts ascertain their time periods on the artifact...
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
4.0 Pirate Hunters
My copy courtesy Random House/Net Galley - much thanks! Pirate Hunters covers both the search for a pirate flagship from the "golden age of piracy" (roughly 1650-1720), sunk off of the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean in 1686, and the pasts of both the main searchers (from Vietnam to the fringe...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
4.0 Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
This was a pretty interesting story. I learned alot about diving & treasure hunting that I didn't know before but I almost just gave it 3 stars because there was a whole lot of redundancy in the writing which is my biggest pet peeve when reading a book. No one wants to hear the same thing told 5 dif...
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