For many generations, the men in Alexandra’s family have been sponge divers — first on the Greek island of Kalymnos and now in the Florida village of Tarpon Springs. Diving has always been considered a man’s job by Alexandra’s family — dangerous and demanding. But when tragedy strikes, Alexandra decides to become a sponge diver herself despite her family’s objections. And she learns that as dangerous as the underwater world can be, there are always more dangers waiting on shore . . .
About Scott O’Dell
Scott O’Dell was born in Los Angeles, California, on May 23, 1898. He attended Occidental College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Stanford University, and University of Rome. He worked as a technical director for Paramount, a cameraman for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and a book… More about Scott O’Dell