Raise The Titanic

Author: Clive Cussler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101204535
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On orders from the Pentagon, marine explorer Dirk Pitt must salvage crucial material from the world's most infamous maritime disaster in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series. The President's secret task force has developed an unprecedented defensive weapon that relies on an extremely rare radioactive element--and Dirk Pitt has followed a twisted trail to a secret cache of the substance. Now, racing against brutal storms, Soviet spies, and a ticking clock, Pitt begins his most thrilling mission--to raise from its watery grave the shipwreck of the century...

Hebt Die Titanic

Author: Clive Cussler
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 3641152208
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April 1912. Im Kampf um das Blaue Band rast der Luxusdampfer Titanic gegen einen Eisberg. Während das Schiff sinkt, zwingt ein Passagier einen Seemann mit vorgehaltener Pistole, ihn in die Stahlkammern zu führen. Denn mit der Titanic droht der letzte Vorrat des Kernelements Byzanium zu versinken. Und nur der, der das Byzanium hat, kann sich einen Vorsprung in der Atomwaffenproduktion sichern. Es geht um Leben und Tod, um Überleben und Macht. Der Seemann überlebt die Katastrophe. Er ist der einzige Zeuge. Als er Jahrzehnte später aufgefunden wird, beginnt ein Abenteuer mit politischem Kalkül: die spektakulärste Bergungsaktion der Geschichte. Als die US Navy versucht, das Wrack der Titanic zu heben, sind auch die Russen zur Stelle. Wer wird das Rennen machen? Und befindet sich das begehrte Bynanium eigentlich noch im Rumpf des gesunkenen Luxusdampfers? Anmerkung der Redaktion: Als Cussler den Roman schrieb, war das Wrack der Titanic noch nicht entdeckt.

Raise The Titanic A Bookclub

Author: Clive Cussler
Publisher: Orbit Books
ISBN: 9780356246710
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The President's secret task force has developed an unprecedented defensive weapon that relies on an extremely rare radioactive element--and Dirk Pitt has followed a twisted trail to a secret cache of the substance. Now, racing against brutal storms, Soviet spies, and a ticking clock, Pitt begins his most thrilling mission--to raise from its watery grave the shipwreck of the century...

Der Todesflieger

Author: Clive Cussler
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641154804
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Mitten im Frieden wir die amerikanische Luftwaffenbasis Brady Field auf der griechischen Insel Thasos angegriffen – voen einem Albatross-Doppeldecker aus dem Ersten Weltkrieg, der die auf dem Rollfeld stehenden Flugzeuge in Brand schießt. NUMA-Major Dirk Pitt nimmt die Jagd auf den Todesflieger auf!

The Clive Cussler Adventures

Author: Steven Philip Jones
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476615217
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The author of more than 50 books—125 million copies in print—Clive Cussler is the current grandmaster of adventure literature. Dirk Pitt, the sea-loving protagonist of 22 of Cussler’s novels, remains among the most popular and influential adventure series heroes of the past half-century. This first critical review of Cussler’s work features an overview of Pitt and the supporting characters and other heroes, an examination of Cussler’s themes and influences, a review of his most important adventures, such as Raise the Titanic! and Iceberg, and a look at adaptations of his work in other media. Cussler joins the pantheon of such as Rudyard Kipling, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming, and this overdue volume demonstrates that beneath Cussler’s immense popularity lies a literary depth that well merits scholarly attention.

Arctic Drift

Author: Clive Cussler
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014190335X
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Arctic Drift sees Clive Cussler's greatest hero, Dirk Pitt, fighting his enemies in the cruel Arctic. A foundered Victorian ship looking for the fabled Northwest Passage holds a secret in its icy grave . . . When Dirk Pitt of NUMA is almost blown to pieces in a lab explosion, he suspects sabotage. The lab in question belongs to a scientist hoping to use a rare mineral to combat greenhouse gases - but who would want to destroy our one chance to save the planet? But there are those who will do anything to control such a valuable prize. Pitt's investigations take him to the Arctic in search of a clue to the origins of this precious mineral. There he and NUMA colleague Al Giordino must battle for survival against the hostile elements and an evil megalomaniac who is about to plunge the North American continent into war . . . Arctic Drift is a white-knuckle ride of a novel that once picked up you won't want to put down. It is the twentieth of Clive Cussler's bestselling Dirk Pitt novels - the series that also includes Raise the Titanic!and his first novel, Mayday - and is co-authored with his son Dirk Cussler. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'Clive Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail

Alles Au Er Hex

Author: Shanna Swendson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783596177172
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Fortsetzung von äHex and the Cityä. In der Zaubererfirma MMI treibt ein Spion sein Unwesen. Die gegen Zauberei unempfängliche Katie Chandler soll die Sache aufklären. Da aber ihre Immunität schwindet, ist sie bei ihrer Suche auf die Hilfe ihres Schwarms und Kollegen Owen angewiesen.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Ultimate Reading List

Author: John Charles
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440625603
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"Great reads for busy people." This is a guide to help busy people find great reads in fiction and non-fiction. Filled with recommendations of popular, entertaining reading, this book covers mystery and suspense, romance, womenas fiction and chick lit, westerns, science fiction, such nonfiction topics as animals, art, biography, memoirs, business, true crime, and more. Plus, each entry includes a summary of the book, its significance, and a critique/observation/comment.

Titanic And Her Sisters Olympic And Britannic

Author: Peter Davies-Garner
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1783830735
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The ShipCraft series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and camouflage, featuring colour profiles and highly-detailed line drawings and scale plans. The modelling section reviews the strengths and weaknesses of available kits, lists commercial accessory sets for super-detailing of the ships, and provides hints on modifying and improving the basic kit. This is followed by an extensive photographic gallery of selected high-quality models in a variety of scales, and the book concludes with a section on research references books, monographs, large-scale plans and relevant websites.This is the first volume in the series not devoted to a naval vessel, but the most famous liner of all time is a suitable subject as one of the most popular of all ship modelling subjects. Apart from Titanic herself, this volume also covers her sister ships Olympic and Britannic which enjoyed longer and more varied careers, including wartime service as troopship and hospital ship.

Treasure

Author: Clive Cussler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0751568880
Size: 54.28 MB
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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail The ninth gripping thriller in the classic Dirk Pitt series, where the adventurer finds himself in a deadly battle against the darkest forces of international terrorism. 'On behalf of a grateful nation I wish to thank you for this astonishing gift...' The President of the United States had reason to be grateful. Dirk Pitt had unearthed the greatest storehouse of knowledge in the ancient world: the Alexandria Library. The trail began in a lonely fjord in Greenland. It ended on the banks of the Rio Grande. In between Pitt had frustrated an assassination, rescued a hijacked liner, survived a deadly gun battle and halted an invasion. A gripping, action-packed story by a master of the craft. 'Clive Cussler is the guy I read' Tom Clancy 'The Adventure King' Daily Express