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The Bear and The Dragon

by Tom Clancy

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The Bear and The Dragon by Tom Clancy
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    Aug 2000, 752 pages

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    Aug 2001, 752 pages

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mark

to much detail but good
Jack

This was an amazing book full of action. The characters were clearly defiened and known. The story was very factual and was a great inturpitation of world politics, a must read. I am 17 and this is the first book I ever finished over 150 pages. It was an awsome book, I would definitly watch the movie, if one was made.
Matt

This book starts off like most tom clancy's but this ending was one of the best I have ever read. It kept me reading, I'm 17, and this is the first "real" book I've read in a long time, and I finished it in 2 weeks, a personal best for any book
I love it,
keep'm comming tom
Matt
stool

the book is amazing
Chris

Clancy's best. I thought it was brilliant. I'm happy that we get to see a major war against PRC, and I was glad to see them get their ass kicked. The parts about Communist forced abortion policy are good too. If you're Chinese, you'll probably get offended by the racial vocabulary here, but the plotline is good and credible, and it's a nice change from terrorist stories that everybody talks about right now. If you've read Red Storm Rising, you know what this is like; in both books, it's about oil, in both books the ennemy is the world's leading Communist power, and in both books, the Commies use conventional weapons, fail, and decide to go for nukes. In this book, however, we see a lot more of prelude to war, and now that Jack Ryan is President, you get to see the larger picture more. I personally thought this made the "hyperwar" (three days long) easier to follow. The best Clancy book ever.
Zach

Great Book
donavenel

Scary but realistic. Do Nations have control of their own destiny, or do an elite few? The base populations of most nations are people who just want a quiet safe place to bring up their children. China is no different. The day that we can filter out the excesses in political systems, then that day the world will be a better place for all to live.
Vince

Great books, can hardly put it down. Clancy is the man

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