Raise the Titanic!

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 1, 1984 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Cussler's most famous book is now back in print. Dirk Pitt begins his most thrilling mission--to raise the "RMS Titanic"--to retrieve a secret cache of an extremely rare radioactive element for an unprecedented defensive weapon. Reissue.

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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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Clive Cussler was born in Aurora, Illinois on July 15, 1931. He attended Pasadena City College for two years before enlisting in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After his discharge from the military, he worked first as a copywriter and later as a creative director for two of the nation's most successful advertising agencies. At that time, he wrote and produced radio and television commercials that won numerous international awards, including one at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. He began writing in 1965 and published his first novel featuring Dirk Pitt in 1973. His first non-fiction work, The Sea Hunters, was published in 1996. He has written over 50 books including the Dirk Pitt series, the NUMA Files series, Oregon Files series, Isaac Bell series, and the Fargo Adventure series. He is the Chairman of NUMA (National Underwater and Marine Agency), a non-profit group which he founded. He and his crew of marine experts and NUMA volunteers have discovered over 60 historically significant underwater wreck sites.

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