Adventures of a Sea Hunter: In Search of Famous Shipwrecks

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Adventures of a Sea Hunter: In Search of Famous Shipwrecks

by James P Delgado

Douglas & McIntyre | August 4, 2004 | Hardcover |

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Leading archaeologist and consummate storyteller James Delgado takes readers on a rollicking deep-sea dive into his highly unusual life's work: locating and exploring the world's most famous shipwrecks. Colorful characters, near misses, and the thrill of standing - or floating - in history's footprints make for a highly entertaining look at the fascinating history and glittering bounty beneath the waves. Included are accounts of Pearl Harbor, the Titanic, and Bikini Atoll, site of the world's first nuclear tests.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 5.91 × 9.06 × 0.79 in

Published: August 4, 2004

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1553650719

ISBN - 13: 9781553650713

Found in: Social and Cultural Studies

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Adventures of a Sea Hunter: In Search of Famous Shipwrecks

Adventures of a Sea Hunter: In Search of Famous Shipwrecks

by James P Delgado

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 5.91 × 9.06 × 0.79 in

Published: August 4, 2004

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1553650719

ISBN - 13: 9781553650713

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< div> Leading archaeologist and consummate storyteller James Delgado takes readers on a rollicking deep-sea dive into his highly unusual life's work: locating and exploring the world's most famous shipwrecks. Colorful characters, near misses, and the thrill of standing & #8212; or floating & #8212; in history's footprints make for a highly entertaining look at the fascinating history and glittering bounty beneath the waves. Included are accounts of Pearl Harbor, the Titanic, and Bikini Atoll, site of the world's first nuclear tests.< /div>

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Leading archaeologist and consummate storyteller James Delgado takes readers on a rollicking deep-sea dive into his highly unusual life's work: locating and exploring the world's most famous shipwrecks. Colorful characters, near misses, and the thrill of standing - or floating - in history's footprints make for a highly entertaining look at the fascinating history and glittering bounty beneath the waves. Included are accounts of Pearl Harbor, the Titanic, and Bikini Atoll, site of the world's first nuclear tests.

About the Author

James P. Delgado is an archaeologist and is the Executive Director of the Vancouver Maritime Museum. He is the author or editor of nearly thirty books and currently co-hosts The Sea Hunters with Clive Cussler, which has just been renewed for a fourth season.
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