If he could find it. Trusting to incredible persistence, raw courage and luck, Fisher and his divers searched the reefs and seas for clues. They fought off storms and sharks. Salvage vessels sank under them. Four crewmen were killed. Years were spent making futile dives and arranging desperate deals for financial backing; divers never knew when or if they would be paid— whether they would live to see the end of the adventure at all.
Mel Fisher, the incredible optimist who never gave up, cheered his crew each morning with his slogan, "Today's the day! Get A Copy.
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Sort order. Start your review of Treasure. Oct 11, Kristina rated it really liked it Shelves: written-review. Okay so I'm inherently predisposed to love this book. So, of course, I do. I mean, who wouldn't love to read a book about a real live treasure hunt? The terrible pain concentrated in the treasure from its cruel beginnings had echoes in his own life. He said that, along with the howling of the wind and the waves, the whistle would have been among the last sounds the people on the Atocha heard. Taffi Fisher-Abt is the kind of non-New Yorker who smiles at strangers and has a friendly word for everybody.
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To write Treasure Mr. Daley joined the divers on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico hunting with them both for treasure and for food; he also found and studied the original Spanish documents in the archive in Seville.
Daley and his French-born wife have three daughters and live in suburban New York and in Nice, France. Average Review. Write a Review. Related Searches. A Faint Cold Fear.
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