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Crashing Through by Robert Kurson

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Kurson's Visionary New Adventure

Book Cover Image: Title: Crashing Through, Author: Robert Kurson Buy It In his critically applauded, heart-pounding debut Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson mined the depths of history, friendship, and compulsion to tell the true tale of two formidable Americans who risked it all to solve one of the last mysteries of World War II. Now, Kurson returns with another thrilling adventure -- the stunning true story of one man’s heroic odyssey from blindness into sight.

Blinded at age three, Michael May defied the odds to become a master skier, CIA analyst, businessman, and more -- but his biggest challenge would be do decide whether to have the risky operation that could restore his vision. "How May adjusts to his medical miracle, living with the disappointments as well as the joys, makes for a remarkable story of courage and endurance," according to Publishers Weekly.

Whether you're a fan of Shadow Divers or new to Kurson's work, you can share your thoughts on his latest compelling read here!

P.S. Be sure to join Kurson in July for a month-long Book Club discussion of Crashing Through. Amanda

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Re: Crashing Through by Robert Kurson


I read the Advanced Readers Copy! The book has something for everyone. Romance, Adventure, Geeky stuff.

Great book!!!!
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Re: Crashing Through by Robert Kurson

I loved this book. I read it in two sittings, I could not put it down. I thought it would be mostly a human interest story but it was much more. I learned about the process of sight as well as the story of a man with amazing drive. His wife is pretty inspiring as well.
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Re: Crashing Through by Robert Kurson

I did the club for this book in July and it was so good! I wasn't sure if I would like it since I don't read a lot of nonfiction but I really enjoyed it. The author did a great job of telling the story and he incorporated the science behind it so well that you wanted to know more and more. Mike (the main character) is an amazing man with an equally amazing life. The author told us that they would both be featured in a story on 20/20 in September. I know I will be watching.