The Sea Hunters 2

The Sea Hunters 2

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In this action-packed adventure book Cussler relates the recent activities of NUMA, the organisation that features in his thriller novels and which he also created in real life: the National Underwater and Marine Agency. Cussler takes his fiction into the sphere of fact in a series of daring and audacious dives, seeking to reclaim wrecks lost beneath the surface of sea, lakes and swamps. Each of the sections of this underwater adventure book contains both an exciting account of the loss of the wreck concerned and Cussler's attempt to bring it back to the surface. Here Cussler and Dirgo recount the discovery of a seventeenth-century man-of-war; Civil War Ironclads; the wreck of the Marie Celeste; and the Carpathia, the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic and JFK's PT 109. This book is sure to entrance Cussler's legions of devoted fans as well as the increasing number of people fascinated with extreme sports, notably deep-sea diving.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 110 x 176 x 40mm | 300g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0099445557
  • 9780099445555
  • 341,892

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"Cussler's artful writing style and varied experiences make this a first-rate adventure book" * Publishers Weekly * "Genuinely illuminating and fascinatingly told...Cussler's flair as a novelist bleeds into his real life adventures" * Kirkus Reviews * "Cussler does a great job making history lively and interesting" * The Denver Post *
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About Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of twenty previous bestselling books. Cussler is the world's foremost author of maritime thrillers. His many bestsellers include Inca Gold, Atlantis Found and Valhalla Rising. Cussler is one of the world's most respected maritime diving experts and has formed a charitable institution, NUMA, the National Underwater and Marine Agency which searches for lost ships of historic significance. NUMA is also the name of the government agency in the author's New York Times bestselling Dirk Pitt adventure books. Cussler divides his time between Arizona and Colorado.

Craig Dirgo is the author of the John Taft spy thriller series, and an adventure novelist. He has co-authored with Clive Cussler on a range of non-fiction adventure books. He is a trustee of NUMA, the National Underwater and Marine Agency, founded by Clive Cussler.
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"Cussler does a great job making history lively and interesting"
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1,363 ratings
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4 34% (467)
3 28% (375)
2 7% (95)
1 2% (23)
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