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Robert Kurson grew up in the Chicago suburbs. He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, then a law degree from Harvard Law School. He practiced real estate law, but quit to pursue a writing career. To make ends meet, he worked full time as a drapery and window blinds installer, then as a Wal-Mart options trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He was hired by the Chicago Sun-Times as a data entry clerk, a position which led to a full-time features writing job. In 2000, Esquire published “My Favorite Teacher,” his first magazine story, which became a finalist for a National Magazine Award. He moved from the Sun-Times to Chicago magazine, then to Esquire, where he is a contributing editor. His stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. He lives in the Chicago suburbs.


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Featured Books, with extracts, by Robert Kurson

Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson
Shadow Divers
Robert Kurson
A real-life thriller told with dramatic intensity and pace, a tale of an obsession, of courage, deep-sea dangers and death. Itâs the story of two men and their six year quest to find a German u-boat wreck off the coast...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 15/08/2005

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