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  • By GiGi Ellesig
    Jan 9, 2011
    I have to ask, how did this author get on the lulu front page as an example?
  • By Kat Sanders
    May 20, 2010
    This book is absolutely fabulous and since it is in pdf format, I loaded it to my Droid and can take it with me everywhere!!! I'll be able to read it whenever I want!!
  • By Gregg Miller
    Dec 12, 2009
    This is an excellent read that went by far too quickly. Highly recomended!
  • By Elizabeth De Rothschild
    Oct 17, 2009
    "GREAT STORYTELLING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!3 I started reading Wil Wheaton's blog on and off earlier this year. I can't say I read many blogs or that I read any regularly, but this is one I now come back to. I hadn't read any of Wil's books, and "Sunken Treasure" seemed like a good place to sample his writing. My favorite chapters were those about his childhood - the bad Star Wars trade, the arcade games, auditions. There's something about the way he captures the true sense of those times and weaves in pop cultural references so naturally. In those chapters, I forgot I was reading and was totally drawn into the storytelling. It felt like being there. I also liked the chapter which was an on-set diary about a recent acting job - a very open and engaging account of how it happens and what it's like. Wil's writing is very honest, clever, vulnerable, raw, and unprocessed. He's not afraid to show his doubts or fears, and he's not embarrassed to share his... More > highs. It makes him very real and very likeable. After reading this sampler, I wanted to know more about him. Finally, I simply appreciate the fact that this is an independently published work. I think a lot of people shy away from self-published books because they're concerned about unchecked quality. The writing here is terrific and there is a feel of integrity and control in presenting it. Although I'm very familiar with Lulu, this was my first time actually ordering something from Lulu. The service was smooth, and the delivery was fast. Thanks!...< Less
  • By Mack Elder
    Oct 2, 2009
    "Treasure of the Highest Order" Thirteen dollars is roughly the price of a movie ticket in one of the major markets. When you factor in parking, snacks, the dollar you have to put into that crane game even though it's fixed, that thirteen dollars could turn into fifty. That's just for two hours of entertainment. Might I offer a suggestion for a better thirteen-dollar solution? "Sunken Treasure: Wil Wheaton's Hot Cocoa Box Sampler." For the price of one movie ticket, and none of the hassle, one can have more enjoyment than your typical Hollywood film. If you're like me, you'll finish the whole thing in about two hours, and by the end you'll feel enormously satisfied. There's something in here for everyone: fathers, writers, aspiring actors, aspiring film-makers, Star Trek fans, video game fans, music fans, fans of poker-related comedy, nostalgia addicts, and anyone who's ever looked for the best in life. Mr. Wheaton constructs his pieces with an unrestricted... More > glee, the incredible tenor of a man who loves what he does, and wants to impart that same joy onto the reader. What's more, he writes with such a clear voice that you can hear him in your head with every phrase and wording; there is not a moment in this book which is phony, constructed, or aping of another writer's style. "Sunken Treasure" is like having a conversation with the man, and when the book concludes after a discussion of his guest-starring role on Criminal Minds you'll want even more. With "Sunken Treasure," Mr. Wheaton has constructed something unique and wonderful. I'm sure I will be revisiting these pieces well after I've gotten my fifteen bucks worth out of them, and I know I'll be picking up whatever he writes next.< Less
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Product Details

Second Edition
Monolith Press
March 20, 2009
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
0.73 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
5.5 wide x 8.5 tall
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