By Frank Pope

ISBN-10: 0151012075

ISBN-13: 9780151012077

ISBN-10: 0156033291

ISBN-13: 9780156033299

ISBN-10: 1400153565

ISBN-13: 9781400153565

Frank Pope pulls again the curtain at the intensely aggressive underworld of shipwrecks during this exciting tale of treasure looking long past fallacious. whilst Oxford archeologist Mensun Bound—dubbed the "Indiana Jones of the Deep" through the invention Channel—teamed up with a financier to salvage a sunken trove of fifteenth-century porcelain, it appeared a dream firm. The stakes have been excessive: The Hoi An smash lay thousands of toes down in a typhoon-prone stretch of water off the coast of Vietnam often called the Dragon Sea. elevating its contents required saturation diving, a team of one hundred sixty, and a fleet of boats. however the strength rewards have been both excessive: certain might revolutionize considering Vietnamese ceramics, and his accomplice might make a fortune auctioning off the items. Or in order that they idea. In Dragon Sea, Pope offers an engrossing story of probability, experience, and ambition—a interesting lesson in what occurs whilst scholarship and cash sign up for forces to recuperate misplaced treasure.

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