Treasure Hunter: A Memoir Of Caches, Curses, And Confrontations
Treasure Hunter: A Memoir of Caches, Curses, and Confrontations
W.C. Jameson was an active treasure hunter for more than fifty years. He has fallen from cliffs, had ropes break during climbs, been caught in mine shaft cave-ins, contended with flash floods, been shot at, watched men die, and had to deal with rattlesnakes, water moccasins, scorpions, and poisonous centipedes. He has fled for his life from park rangers, policemen, landowners, competitors, corporate mercenaries, and drug runners. He has also discovered enough treasure to pay for his own house and finance his and his children’s education. With his enigmatic treasure-hunter partners, Slade, Stanley, and Poet, Jameson's stories are worthy of an Indiana Jones film—except that they are all true.
What W.C. Jameson has done in real life makes National Treasure and other features pale in comparison. It is the stuff that dreams—and nightmares, and sometime fortunes—are made of. His objective may be gold or silver, but what he’s really after is adventure. This book is destined to become a classic not only among treasure hunters but for anyone who is determined to live life to the fullest. When I grow up, I want to be...