The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World’s Longest Treasure Hunt

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• Author :Randall Sullivan
• Pages :
396 Sheets
• ISBN-10 :
0802126936
• ISBN-13 :9780802126931
• Release :
December 11, 2018
• Publisher :
Atlantic Monthly Press

⊕ Plot Summary : “In 1795, a youngster discovered a mysterious circular depression within the ground on Oak Island, in star Scotia, Canada, and enkindled rumors of buried treasure. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with picket platforms, however after they reached a depth of ninety feet, water poured into the shaft and created additional dig not possible.

Since then the mystery of Oak Island’s “Money Pit” has enthralled generations of treasure hunters, together with a Hub of the Universe insurance salesperson whose obsession ruined him; young Franklin Delano Roosevelt; and movie star Errol Flynn. confusing discoveries have enkindled explorers’ imaginations: a flat stone inscribed in code; a flood tunnel debilitating from a unreal beach; a torn scrap of parchment; stone markers forming an enormous cross. Swaths of the island were bulldozed searching for answers; excavation makes an attempt have claimed 2 lives. Theories abound on what’s hidden on Oak Island—pirates’ treasure, Marie Antoinette’s lost jewels, the Sangraal, proof that Sir Francis Bacon was verity author of Shakespeare’s plays—yet to the present day, the money Pit remains AN enigma.

The Curse of Oak Island could be a fascinating account of the strange, wealthy history of the island and also the bold treasure hunters WHO have driven themselves to economic ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers. And as Michigan brothers Marty and Rick Lagina become the newest to try to resolve the mystery, as documented on the History Channel’s program The Curse of Oak Island, Sullivan takes readers on to follow their quest primary.”


⊗ Author Profile

“Co-publisher and journalist in the field of music and biographies for Rolling Stone. 2003 “Labyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. Implication of Death Row Records’ Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal”. 2007 “The Miracle Detective: An Investigative Reporter Sets Out to Examine How Catholic Church Investigates Holy …” 2012 “Untouchable – or – From the Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson””

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