Dragon Sea

Dragon Sea A Historical Mystery, Buried Treasure, an Adventure Beneath the Waves

Hardback (07 Jun 2007)

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An engrossing tale of danger, adventure and ambition....

It was to be the deepest marine excavation ever attempted. The stakes were high: The Hoi An wreck lay hundreds of feet down in a typhoon-prone stretch of water off the coast of Vietnam known as the Dragon Sea. In her hold, a unique and potentially priceless horde.

To bring it to the surface required a grizzled, battle-scarred collection of treasure hunters, rig divers and ex-special forces, saturation diving, a crew of 160, and a fleet of boats. The costs would be unprecedented, but the potential rewards were equally high: Mensun Bound - an Oxford archaeologist dubbed the Indiana Jones of the Deep - would discover the answers to an age-old historical mystery.

Hired as the project's archaeological manager, Frank Pope recreates the unfolding drama of this audacious expedition in this riveting real-life thriller.

Book information

ISBN: 9780718150013
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Pub date:
DEWEY: 910.916472
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 373
Weight: 764g
Height: 246mm
Width: 162mm
Spine width: 35mm