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“Cork Graham brings a striking emotional depth to the world of adventure writing.”
About the book
At first drawn by the war of that time, the Kampuchea/Vietnam War and the major story of the generation, American servicemen possibly held captive in the mountains of Laos, Graham makes his way from boyhood to manhood, through the slums of Bangkok, and adventures covering the Hmong resistance in northern Thailand and Laos. He almost doesn't make it back from a horrific ambush on the Mekong River.
Building a reputation as one willing to surmount his initially off-putting young age daunting profession, by taking on any danger to get a story, he's invited on a treasure hunting expedition for Captain Kidd's treasure, supposedly hidden on an island in an area of Vietnam forbidden to all but Soviet bloc advisors and loyal communist militia. Along with the captain of the pirate treasure hunt, Richard Knight, a British actor-turned treasure hunter, and a two Thai crew, Graham braves a voyage through rough seas festered with Thai pirates marauding Vietnamese boats laden with refugees escaping famine, poverty, and political and religious persecution. ...Read more
Did you know Cork Graham is the publisher of two successful, advertising-driven, online multimedia magazines?...Read more