30,000 Leagues Undersea:
True Tales of a Submariner and Deep Submergence Pilot
Journey with me into the abyss, a world far more dangerous than space!
What’s this book about? Life. Death. Imminent danger. Unexpected reprieve. Victory. Defeat. Success. Failure. Thermo-nuclear war. True love. Loss. High drama. Low comedy. Ronald Reagan. Mikhail Gorbachev. And Bond, James Bond.
They’re all here. Ninety amazing and entirely true tales of swash-buckling adventure on the sea and beneath it, as a boy grows into manhood steadfastly pursuing his lifelong dream, wins a million-to-one shot to become a Hydronaut, and lives a life of high adventure undersea exploring the abyss, a world far more dangerous than space.
“At turns gripping, compelling, and simply enchanting, Vetter’s 30,000 Leagues Undersea is a door straight into a breathtaking world few human beings have ever touched … or ever will.” –– Holly Lisle.
508 pages. Published 13 April 2015
30,000 Leagues Undersea.
Fiction adventures Jules Verne might have written. But I lived them.