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FROM THE OCEAN FLOOR TO THE
SWELTERING SANDS OF EGYPT -- DIRK PITT HAS
THE POWER TO SAVE THE WORLD!
A violent rise of fundamentalism in Mexico and Egypt has the United States captive inside its own borders. But when the beautiful Egyptian Secretary General of the United Nations survives a murderous plane crash in Greenland, Dirk Pitt is pulled into the storm. Searching for the most spectacular missing treasure of the ancient world, he finds a startling connection between the murder attempt and the chaos that is gripping the world. And when the Presidents of Egypt and Mexico are taken hostage, the hunt begins in earnest. Now it's Dirk Pitt against a conspiracy of evil that reaches from the arctic circle to Tierra del Fuego -- and the sides are about even!
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Clive Cussler is the author or coauthor of over fifty previous books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt®, NUMA® Files, Oregon® Files, Isaac Bell, and Sam and Remi Fargo. His nonfiction works include Built for Adventure: The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, and Built to Thrill: More Classic Automobiles from Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, plus The Sea Hunters and The Sea Hunters II; these describe the true adventures of the real NUMA, which, led by Cussler, searches for lost ships of historic significance. With his crew of volunteers, Cussler has discovered more than sixty ships, including the long-lost Confederate ship Hunley. He lives in Colorado and Arizona.Review:
"Dazzling exploits... A novel that features the greatest treasure hunt of all time...."
The Washington Post
"Cruising speed in TREASURE is pedal-to-the- metal fast forward.... Cussler moves the players around the global chessboard with a compelling clarity that keeps you captivated.... His shoot- outs are first rate.... And the conclusion is gangbusters."
"Action-packed.... Cussler has developed and patented a vibrant, rollicking narrative style that seldom shows signs of relenting...."
Detroit Free Press
"TREASURE will raise goosebumps on readers. ...Spine-tingling... suspenseful!"
"There's 'treasure' to be found in Chive Cussler's iatest novel, and it's not the discovery of the golden casket of Alexander the Great.... The true treasure is Dirk Pitt."
South Bend Tribune
"A first-rate story told by a first-class writer."
Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Slick, searing and shocking.... We're off and running in a race to see which superpower uncovers the treasure's hiding place first. You name it, you've got it in TREASURE.... [A} slam-bang rouser."
New York Daily News
"An ingenious roller-coaster of a story.... And Pitt, an Indiana Jones with 007 tastes, has never been better. This one will cost readers precious sleep. Guaranteed."
"A four-star page turner...."
Chattanooga News-Free Press
"An action-filled feast of enviable proportions.... High suspense and engrossing drama.... Cussler has the ability to keep the reader flipping pages well past his regular bedtime."
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Book Description Audioworks, 1988. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0671668633