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Robert Kurson

Matt Ferguson

Robert Kurson earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin and a law degree from Harvard Law School. His award-winning stories have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone and Esquirewhere he was a contributing editor. He is the New York Times best-selling author of "Shadow Divers," the 2005 American Booksellers Association’s nonfiction Book Sense Book of the Year, "Crashing Through," based on Kurson’s 2006 National Magazine Award–winning profile in Esquire of the blind speed skier, CIA analyst, and entrepreneur Mike May; and "Pirate Hunters."

His new book is "Rocket Men."

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Rocket Men
History / Biography
Random House
April 2018
ISBN 9780812988703
$28.00, INSTORE
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Pirate Hunters:Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Random House Trade Paperbacks
March 2016
ISBN 9780812973693
304 pages
$17.00, INSTOCK
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"'Pirate Hunters' is a gripping account of two courageous divers' quest to uncover the shipwrecked vessel of Joseph Bannister, one of history's most infamous pirates"--

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