Raise the Titanic!

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Viking Press, 1976 - Fiction - 314 pages
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The R.M.S. Titanic, sunk in 1912, has in her hold a very rare element, byzanium, needed to complete the U.S. Sicilian Project. The task of raising her is hampered by the presence of Russian spies and a very nasty hurricane.

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User Review  - atreic - LibraryThing

This is a terrible terrible book. Implausible, unlikable characters, a book that is very much of its time in so many ways, and I'm so glad we are no longer in that time. I found the 'struggling ... Read full review

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User Review  - LibraryOfRodAndCyn - LibraryThing

This is the most ridiculous, rubbish book, and I adore it. Written long before the Titanic was found, you read it now and it's just fantastically laughable to think they would find the Titanic not ... Read full review

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About the author (1976)

Clive Cussler is a collector of automobiles and, like his character Dirk Pitt, lives a life of adventure discovering and collecting things of historical significance. He has a record of finding over 60 shipwrecks and has lead expeditions to gold mines. Cussler is the author of many adventure novels which titles include "Mediterranean Caper" (1973), "Night Probe" (1981), "Treasure" (1988), "Shock Wave" (1996), and "Atlantis Found" (1999). Cussler is the Chairman of NUMA (National Underwater & Marine Agency), a non-profit group which he himself began. He is also a fellow of the Explorers Club, which awarded him the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration, the Royal Geographical Society and the American Society of Oceanographers.