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Title The curse of Oak Island : the story of the world's longest treasure hunt / Randall Sullivan.
Author Sullivan, Randall, author.
Publication New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018.
Copyright date ©2018
Edition First edition.
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Description 1 online resource (410 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Call # eBOOK
Note "As documented on History's television show"--Dust jacket flap.
Summary "From longtime Rolling Stone contributing editor and journalist Randall Sullivan, [this book] explores the curious history of Oak Island and the generations of individuals who have tried and failed to unlock its secrets"--Publisher marketing.
Since 1795 there have been rumors of buried treasure on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms; when they reached a depth of ninety feet, water poured into the shaft and made further digging impossible. Subsequent explorers discovered a flat stone inscribed in code; a flood tunnel draining from a man-made beach; a torn scrap of parchment; stone markers forming a huge cross. Excavation attempts have claimed two lives. Sullivan explores the history of the island and the treasure hunters who have found only financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers, as he follows Marty and Rick Lagina's attempt to solve the mystery. -- adapted from jacket
Note Maps on lining papers.
Print version record.
Subject Oak Island Treasure Site (N.S.)
Treasure troves -- Nova Scotia -- Oak Island (Lunenburg)
Oak Island (Lunenburg, N.S.) -- History.
Lunenburg (N.S.) -- History.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Adventurers & Explorers.
HISTORY -- Expeditions & Discoveries.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Adventure.
Treasure troves. (OCoLC)fst01431639
Nova Scotia -- Lunenburg. (OCoLC)fst01232927
Nova Scotia -- Oak Island (Lunenburg) (OCoLC)fst01322694
Nova Scotia -- Oak Island Treasure Site. (OCoLC)fst01273332
Genre Nonfiction.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author History (Television network)
Alt Title Oak Island : the story of the world's longest treasure hunt
Related To Print version: Sullivan, Randall. Curse of Oak Island. First edition. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018 9780802126931 (OCoLC)1076549619
ISBN 9780802189059 (electronic bk.)
0802189059 (electronic bk.)

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