By Lee Lamb
As Bob and Mildred Lee, they surprised audiences with their death-defying bike act. actually they have been Bob and Mildred Restall, mom and dad of 3, who balanced their glamorous show-business occupation with a contented, solid domestic life.
In October 1959, the Restalls launched into the last word family members experience, as Bob led his relatives to the east coast of Canada to dig for the well-known treasure of Oak Island. for almost six years they lived with no mobile, hydro, or operating water whereas newspapers and magazines chronicled their makes an attempt to resolve the secret of the money Pit. On August 17, 1965, their quest resulted in tragedy whilst 4 males died.
This biography, compiled via their daughter, comprises fabric written by way of every one friend. Lyrical descriptions of nature, a laugh anecdotes, info of the dig, and various images aid to inform the tale. This publication is a needs to for Oak Island enthusiasts.
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