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The Mammoth Book of The Deep
     

The Mammoth Book of The Deep

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by Jon E. Lewis
 


Dive in. Death is only a breath away&


Just when you thought it was safe&The Mammoth Book of The Deep presents 30 true-life stories of danger, endurance and adventure from this final frontier. Encounter great white sharks, the stricken Kursk submarine, gold salvagers, sponge divers, giant squid, the wreck of the

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Dive in. Death is only a breath away&


Just when you thought it was safe&The Mammoth Book of The Deep presents 30 true-life stories of danger, endurance and adventure from this final frontier. Encounter great white sharks, the stricken Kursk submarine, gold salvagers, sponge divers, giant squid, the wreck of the Titanic, Navy frogmen, and bathyscopes in record-breaking descents. These riveting accounts range from the Red Sea to the South Pacific, from the North Atlantic to the Caribbean - and include contributions by names such as Jacques Cousteau, Hans Hasse, Peter Benchley and Tim 'Neutral Buoyancy' Ecott.


Includes:


Goldfinder: Keith Jessop - salvaging the gold cargo from HMS Edinburgh Black Water: Don Camsell - an SBS training operation aboard a mini-sub goes tragically wrong off the coast of Scotland A Time to Die: Robert Moore - the operation to rescue the trapped submariners of the Kursk Discovering the Titanic: Robert Ballard - the world's foremost wreck-hunter on the world's greatest wreck Descent: William Beebe - the record breaking descent in a bathysphere off Bermuda, 1934 World Without Sun: Jacques Cousteau - the famous experiment in living for a month on the sea bed

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780332758
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
08/04/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
795,053
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Jon E. Lewis is a historian and writer, whose books on history and military history
are sold worldwide. He is also editor of many The Mammoth Book of anthologies, including the bestselling On the Edge and Endurance and Adventure.

He holds graduate and postgraduate degrees in history. His work has appeared in New Statesman, the Independent, Time Out and the Guardian. He lives in Herefordshire with his partner and children.

Praise for his previous books:

England: The Autobiography:
'A triumph' Saul David, author of Victoria's Army

The British Soldier: The Autobiography:
'this thoughtful compilation . . . almost unbearably moving.' Guardian

'Compelling tommy's eye view of war.' Daily Telegraph

'What a book. Five stars.' Daily Express

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The Mammoth Book of - The Deep 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing book. I love diving and this book talks about so many different things that happen underwater. :)