The Mediterranean Caper

The Mediterranean Caper

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The 40th-anniversary edition of the first Dirk Pitt adventure from the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author and grand master of adventure. When Clive Cussler published his first novel in 1973, he knew he didn't want to write a familiar kind of character--no spy or detective or undercover investigator-- his hero would have grand adventures set on or under water. He named him Dirk Pitt, and his organization the National Underwater and Marine Agency, or NUMA--and one of the world's most beloved series characters was born. Now in a special 40th-anniversary edition, complete with endpaper maps and a new foreword from Cussler, here is the book that started it all, filled with every one of the Cussler hallmarks: the cutting-edge technology, the treacherous men and exotic women, and, of course, the fabulous plots. On a quiet Greek island, a U.S. air force base has come under attack--by a World War I fighter plane. . . . Now it is up to Dirk Pitt, Al Giordino, and the rest of the NUMA team to root out the elusive truth behind the incident--and find out how it's connected to mysterious acts of sabotage against a scientific expedition, an international smuggling ring, and a dark-haired beauty with some dangerous more

Product details

  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 35.56mm | 599.99g
  • Putnam Publishing Group,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 40th
  • 0399166815
  • 9780399166815
  • 232,713

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Praise for Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt "Dirk Pitt is oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones. Exotic locations, ruthless villains and many narrow escapes--Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling [and] he delivers." --"Associated Press"show more

About Clive Cussler

CLIVE CUSSLER is the author of many "New York Times" bestsellers, most recently "Poseidon's Arrow," "The Striker," and "Zero Hour." He lives in more