The Last Dive

A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths
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Author(s): Bernie Chowdhury
Genre: Travel
Original Publish Date: Jan 03, 2012
Product Number: EB00240170
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062196828
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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Description

Chris and Chrissy Rouse, an experienced father-and-son scuba diving team, hoped to achieve widespread recognition for their outstanding but controversial diving skills. Obsessed and ambitious, they sought to solve the secrets of a mysterious, undocumented World War II German U-boat that lay under 230 feet of water, only a half-day's mission from New York Harbor. In doing so, they paid the ultimate price in their quest for fame. Bernie Chowdhury, himself an expert diver and a close friend of the Rouses', explores the thrill-seeking world of deep-sea diving, including its legendary figures, most celebrated triumphs, and gruesome tragedies. By examining the diver's psychology through the complex father-and-son dynamic, Chowdhury illuminates the extreme sport diver's push toward—and sometimes beyond—the limits of human endurance.

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Author(s): Bernie Chowdhury
Narrator(s): L.J. Ganser
Genre: Science, Sports
Product Number Z100116725
Released: Jun 14, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062640833

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