Final Bearing

Final Bearing

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Jan de Santiago is not only a billionaire coco grower but also a deranged revolutionary and the commander of the most powerful army in South America. Backed by rogue nations who supply him with the latest weaponry, de Santiago devises a plan that will dishearten the American anti-drug effort and make him El Jefe once and for all. Tom Kincaid was an expert on Colombia whose connections went to de Santiago himself. But when US politicians demand a publicity-drive drug bust, they blow Kincaid's network, leaving most of his informants dead, and get the DEA agent exiled to the relative backwaters of Seattle, a city soon to be a major drop-off point for de Santiago's drug empire.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 166.6 x 242.8 x 39.9mm | 852.77g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765304155
  • 9780765304155

About George Wallace

Raised on a farm in eastern Ohio, Commander George Wallace CDR USN (ret) served twenty-two years on nuclear submarines. He learned submarining on two of Admiral Rickover's famous "Forty One for Freedom," the USS John Adams (SSBN 620) and the USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN 624), out of Charleston SC. CDR Wallace was the Executive Officer on the Sturgeon class nuclear attack submarine Spadefish (SSN 668) out of Norfolk VA and commanded the Los Angeles class nuclear attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) out of San Diego CA and Pearl Harbor HI. An avid athlete, Commander Wallace was a member of the 1994 All Navy Ironman Team that represented the Navy in competing at the Ironman Triathlon World Championship at Kona, Hawaii. He has competed in many marathons, triathlons and ultra-marathons. Commander Wallace and his wife Penny now make their home in Granada Hills, California. Don Keith is a successful broadcaster and critically acclaimed novelist. His debut novel, "The Forever Season," was named the 1997 Fiction Award Winner by the Alabama Library Association. Keith and his wife, Charlene, live in Indian Springs Village, Alabama.
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"George Wallace and Don Keith take you to the heart of the action as America fights a secret battle in a brilliantly portrayed South American setting. This team spins a great tale."-W. E. B. Griffin, author of the bestselling series "Brotherhood of War", "The Corps, Honor Bound", and "Men at War"""Final Bearing "is a rip-snorting submarine adventure as up-to-date as tomorrow's headlines."-Stephen Coonts, N"ew York Times" bestselling author of "America" and" Cuba""Compelling characters, exciting plot, exotic settings, and a fascinating use of military technology combine to make Commander Wallace and Mr. Keith's book a rousing, blockbuster of a story."-Robert Vaughan, author of "Touch the Face of God"
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