Mirage

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2013 - Fiction - 401 pages
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Chairman of the Oregon, Juan Cabrillo, is on a rescue mission when ahigh-profile Russian prisonerwarns of aweapon designed by one of America's greatest inventorsin this #1 New York Times bestselling series by the grand master of adventure.
In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia and supposedly vanished, the result of a Navy experiment with electromagnetic radiation. The story was considered a hoax but now Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon colleagues aren t so sure.
There is talk of a new weapon soon to be auctioned, something very dangerous to America s interests, and the rumors link it to the great inventor Nikola Tesla, who wasworking with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the experiment? Are his notes in the hands of enemies? As Cabrillo races to find the truth, he discovers there is even more at stake than he could have imagined but by the time he realizes it, he may already be too late."

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User Review  - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing

This book in itself is an entertaining read, however compared to other Cussler works I find the Oregon series is a little sub par compared to the others. It's a little bit too fantastic in my opinion ... Read full review

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User Review  - rufusraider - LibraryThing

Mirage by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul is another excellent book in the Oregon files. The books starts out with the Chairman posing as a prisoner entering a secret Russian gulag to rescue a Russian ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

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 AdventureThe 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.

Jack Du Brul is the author of the Philip Mercer series, and the coauthor with Cussler of six Oregon Files novels. He lives in Vermont.

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