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User Review  - sarcher - LibraryThing

I'm not an ocean person or a historic-shipwreck person, but this is a really fun read. A neat story that lives in the world of "suddenly possible" in the rapid technologic evolution of the latter half ... Read full review

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User Review  - knfmn - LibraryThing

Wow! What a great book! This book deals with the sinking of the SS Central America and the eventual recovery of it's treasure of gold 130 years later. It's extremely well-written and engrossing. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - addunn3 - LibraryThing

The author describes the hunt for a deep sea treasure. It is much more than a treasure hunt - more about the temperament of the leader and how is creative approaches to problems solved many of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marlene-NL - LibraryThing

Finished it this morning. Had a few pages left and had to read it. last night I could not stop reading. That is what is so amazing about this non fiction book, it sometimes reads as a thriller. At the ... Read full review

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

This is one of the most interesting non-fiction books I have read in a long while. Kinder profiles a very unusual, creative mind, that of the engineer who assembled and led a team which revolutionized ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

In 1857, the SS Central America, a "side-wheeler steamer" sank, taking over 400 lives--and taking with it 21 tons of gold from the California Gold Rush. The book tells two entwined stories. That of ... Read full review

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User Review  - kenno82 - LibraryThing

The publisher needs to revisit the cover and the title. I thought it would be as interesting as reading the Sunday classifieds on first look. However, Kinder has provided a compelling account of one ... Read full review

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Review: Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

User Review  - Allen Price - Goodreads

This books has everything. A quest for fabulous riches, clashing personalities, technological obstacles, nautical history, persuading people to part with their money, the big ocean, and a dramatic conclusion. I still can't stop thinking about it. Read full review

Review: Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

User Review  - Carol Bartold - Goodreads

Very few books have "everything," but this one comes close. The true story of a ship that sank before the Civil War and plunged the US into one of its deepest recessions. I have recommended this book to many, many friends. Read full review

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