Fatal Treasure: Greed and Death, Emeralds and Gold, and the Obsessive Search for the Legendary Ghost Galleon Atocha

Fatal Treasure: Greed and Death, Emeralds and Gold, and the Obsessive Search for the Legendary Ghost Galleon Atocha✼ Fatal Treasure: Greed and Death, Emeralds and Gold, and the Obsessive Search for the Legendary Ghost Galleon Atocha Epub ✿ Author Jedwin Smith – Oaklandjobs.co.uk In real life especially off the Florida coast things can have fatal consequences Fatal Treasure is a truly compelling read Aphrodite Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Cruel Sacrifice and All In real life especially Greed and PDF/EPUB ¾ off the Florida coast things can have fatal consequences Fatal Treasure is a truly compelling read Aphrodite Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Cruel Sacrifice and All She WantedIn , hundreds of people lost their lives to the curse of the Fatal Treasure: Kindle - Spanish galleon Atocha and they would not be the last Fatal Treasure combines the rousing adventure of Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea with the compelling characters and local color of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil It tells the powerful true story Treasure: Greed and ePUB ´ of the relentless quest to find the Atocha and reclaim her priceless treasures from the sea You ll follow Mel Fisher, his family, and their intrepid team of treasure hunters as they dive beneath the treacherous waters of the Florida Straits and scour the ocean floor in search of gold, silver, and emeralds And you ll discover that nearly four centuries after the shipwreck, the curse of the Atocha is still a deadly force On this day, the sea once again relinquished its hold on the riches and glory of seventeenth century Spain And by the grace of God, I would share the moment of glory I was reaching for my eighth emerald, another big one, when the invisible hands squeezed my trachea In desperation, I clutched at my throat to pry away the enemy s fingers But no one had hold of me From the Prologue. Jedwin takes the reader on a voyage to long lost sunken treasure off the sunny beaches of South Florida He retells how as an Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter sometimes happenstance and providence changes the direction of one s career Jedwin vividly portrays the risks, challenges, and sacrifices in the pursuit of a life long dream to chase centuries old Spanish sunken treasure In the midst of the story, Jedwin tells of his own fate driven journey and his part in the discovery of emeralds Jedwin takes the reader on a voyage to long lost sunken treasure off the sunny beaches of South Florida He retells how as an Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter sometimes happenstance and providence changes the direction of one s career Jedwin vividly portrays the risks, challenges, and sacrifices in the pursuit of a life long dream to chase centuries old Spanish sunken treasure In the midst of the story, Jedwin tells of his own fate driven journey and his part in the discovery of emeralds and gold that took years to bring up from the bottom off the Atlantic coast A very interesting account of Mel Fisher and the Atocha treasure hunt The technical aspects of treasure hunting are touched on, but the true strength of this book is Smith s talent for portraiture of the colorful cast involved in finding the Atocha I enjoyed this book very much. While in grad school I met treasure hunter Mel Fisher He was a complex, one of a kind Fatal Treasure does a wonderful job of capturing the man and the adventures he shared with so many. This was a pretty interesting story, but it was a little hard to follow The author jumps around chronologically, which makes for a faster paced andsensationalized story, but as a result it is hard to get a clear picture of how the treasure salvaging business works and how this particular story unfolded It would have been nice to have a map too just a general one of the keys and the straits to get a general idea But the story is fascinating nonetheless, and some of the tragedy is heart This was a pretty interesting story, but it was a little hard to follow The author jumps around chronologically, which makes for a faster paced andsensationalized story, but as a result it is hard to get a clear picture of how the treasure salvaging business works and how this particular story unfolded It would have been nice to have a map too just a general one of the keys and the straits to get a general idea But the story is fascinating nonetheless, and some of the tragedy is heart wrenching Interesting book, especially since I own a tiny bit of the Atocha s treasure acquired through legal, legitimate means I might add Hearing the author go on and on about how great it was to be a treasure hunter finder got to be annoying though Maybe it s just b c I got bit by that bug and moved on a long time ago p A real life treasure hunt for the fabled Spanish treasure Galleon, Las Nuestra Se ora de Atocha The loss of life involved over the course of this one man s hunt for her is astonishing and what he sacrificed and went throughI m about half way throughI m completely hooked. excellent book thoroughly enjoyed this story about Mel Fisher and the treasure divers looking for the Atocha off the coast of Key West Very well written and engaging, and a quick read. I really enjoyed this documentary about Mel Fisher and his lifelong quest to find the sunken galleon, the Atocha It kept me hooked to the end and then beyond

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    Fatal Treasure: Greed and Death, Emeralds and Gold, and search of gold, silver, and emeralds And you ll discover that nearly four centuries after the shipwreck, the curse of the Atocha is still a deadly force On this day, the sea once again relinquished its hold on the riches and glory of seventeenth century Spain And by the grace of God, I would share the moment of glory I was reaching for my eighth emerald, another big one, when the invisible hands squeezed my trachea In desperation, I clutched at my throat to pry away the enemy s fingers But no one had hold of me From the Prologue. Jedwin takes the reader on a voyage to long lost sunken treasure off the sunny beaches of South Florida He retells how as an Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter sometimes happenstance and providence changes the direction of one s career Jedwin vividly portrays the risks, challenges, and sacrifices in the pursuit of a life long dream to chase centuries old Spanish sunken treasure In the midst of the story, Jedwin tells of his own fate driven journey and his part in the discovery of emeralds Jedwin takes the reader on a voyage to long lost sunken treasure off the sunny beaches of South Florida He retells how as an Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter sometimes happenstance and providence changes the direction of one s career Jedwin vividly portrays the risks, challenges, and sacrifices in the pursuit of a life long dream to chase centuries old Spanish sunken treasure In the midst of the story, Jedwin tells of his own fate driven journey and his part in the discovery of emeralds and gold that took years to bring up from the bottom off the Atlantic coast A very interesting account of Mel Fisher and the Atocha treasure hunt The technical aspects of treasure hunting are touched on, but the true strength of this book is Smith s talent for portraiture of the colorful cast involved in finding the Atocha I enjoyed this book very much. While in grad school I met treasure hunter Mel Fisher He was a complex, one of a kind Fatal Treasure does a wonderful job of capturing the man and the adventures he shared with so many. This was a pretty interesting story, but it was a little hard to follow The author jumps around chronologically, which makes for a faster paced andsensationalized story, but as a result it is hard to get a clear picture of how the treasure salvaging business works and how this particular story unfolded It would have been nice to have a map too just a general one of the keys and the straits to get a general idea But the story is fascinating nonetheless, and some of the tragedy is heart This was a pretty interesting story, but it was a little hard to follow The author jumps around chronologically, which makes for a faster paced andsensationalized story, but as a result it is hard to get a clear picture of how the treasure salvaging business works and how this particular story unfolded It would have been nice to have a map too just a general one of the keys and the straits to get a general idea But the story is fascinating nonetheless, and some of the tragedy is heart wrenching Interesting book, especially since I own a tiny bit of the Atocha s treasure acquired through legal, legitimate means I might add Hearing the author go on and on about how great it was to be a treasure hunter finder got to be annoying though Maybe it s just b c I got bit by that bug and moved on a long time ago p A real life treasure hunt for the fabled Spanish treasure Galleon, Las Nuestra Se ora de Atocha The loss of life involved over the course of this one man s hunt for her is astonishing and what he sacrificed and went throughI m about half way throughI m completely hooked. excellent book thoroughly enjoyed this story about Mel Fisher and the treasure divers looking for the Atocha off the coast of Key West Very well written and engaging, and a quick read. I really enjoyed this documentary about Mel Fisher and his lifelong quest to find the sunken galleon, the Atocha It kept me hooked to the end and then beyond "/>
  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • Fatal Treasure: Greed and Death, Emeralds and Gold, and the Obsessive Search for the Legendary Ghost Galleon Atocha
  • Jedwin Smith
  • English
  • 14 February 2018
  • 0471158941