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Arctic Drift

A Dirk Pitt Novel

by Clive Cussler

Arctic Drift
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  • Published in USA  Nov 2008
    528 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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A potential breakthrough discovery to reverse global warming . . . a series of unexplained sudden deaths in British Columbia . . . a rash of international incidents between the United States and one of its closest allies that threatens to erupt into an actual shooting war . . . NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk. Jr. and Summer, have reason to believe there’s a connection here somewhere, but they also know they have very little time to find it before events escalate out of control. Their only real clue might just be a mysterious silvery mineral traced to a long-ago expedition in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. But no one survived from that doomed mission, captain and crew perished to a man—and if Pitt and his colleague Al Giordino aren’t careful, the very same fate may await them.

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"The Cusslers won't suspend many readers' disbelief, but thriller fans in search of a quick, exciting read should be satisfied. " - Publishers Weekly.

"In the end, fans and general readers alike will remember this as a rollicking and exciting tale and eagerly await Pitt's further adventures." - Library Journal.

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This book is very well written and I recomend it to people of all ages. Also very suspenseful. I love it!!!

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I enjoyed this book, it was highly entertaining and somewhat factual. It has good thrills and an interesting story line. All together it was a good read.

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Clive Cussler Author Biography

Clive Cussler grew up in Alhambra, California. He attended Pasadena City College for two years, then enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War and served as an aircraft mechanic and flight engineer in the Military Air Transport Service. Upon discharge he became a copywriter and later creative director at two of the nation's leading ad agencies. He wrote and produced radio and television commercials in Hollywood that won numerous international honors including an award at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

Cussler began writing novels in 1965 and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in 1973. His first non-fiction, The Sea Hunters, was released in 1996. The Board of Governors of the Maritime College, State University of New York, considered The ...

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