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Robert Kurson

Robert Kurson earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, then a law degree from Harvard Law School. His award-winning stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, and Esquire, where he is a contributing editor. He is the author of Crashing Through and Shadow Divers. Crashing Through is based on Kurson’s 2006 National Magazine Award-winning profile in Esquire. He lives in Chicago. Visit the author’s website at www.robertkurson.com.

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Crashing Through
Written by Robert Kurson
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2008
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7368-6 (0-8129-7368-2)

Mike May spent his life crashing through. Blinded at age three, he defied expectations by breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. He had never yearned for vision. Then, in 1999, a chance encounter brought startling news: a revolutionary... Read more






Pirate Hunters
Written by Robert Kurson
Random House | Hardcover | June 16, 2015
$28.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6336-9 (1-4000-6336-1)

A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers
 
Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to risk everything to find the... Read more






Pirate Hunters
Written by Robert Kurson
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | June 16, 2015
$28.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-9466-2 (0-8041-9466-1)

A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers
 
Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to risk everything to find the... Read more






Shadow Divers
Written by Robert Kurson
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2005
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-76098-3 (0-375-76098-9)

In the tradition of Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air and Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery–and make history themselves.

For John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, deep wreck diving was more than a... Read more





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