Clive Cussler
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Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler began writing novels in 1965 and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt(R), in 1973. His first non-fiction, The Sea Hunters, was released in 1996. The Board of Governors of the Maritime College, State University of New York, considered The Sea Hunters in lieu of a Ph.D. thesis and awarded Cussler a Doctor of Letters degree in May, 1997. It was the first time since the College was founded in 1874 that such a degree was bestowed. Cussler is an internationally recognized authority on shipwrecks and the founder of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, (NUMA) a 501C3 non-profit organization (named after the fictional Federal agency in his novels) that dedicates itself to preserving American maritime and naval history. He and his crew of marine experts and NUMA volunteers have discovered more than 60 historically significant underwater wreck sites including the first submarine to sink a ship in battle, the Confederacy's Hunley, and its victim, the Union's Housatonic; the U-20, the U-boat that sank the Lusitania; the Cumberland, which was sunk by the famous ironclad, Merrimack; the renowned Confederate raider Florida; the Navy airship, Akron, the Republic of Texas Navy warship, Zavala, found under a parking lot in Galveston, and the Carpathia, which sank almost six years to-the-day after plucking Titanic's survivors from the sea. In September, 1998, NUMA - which turns over all artifacts to state and Federal authorities, or donates them to museums and universities - launched its own web site for those wishing more information about maritime history or wishing to make donations to the organization. In addition to being the Chairman of NUMA, Cussler is also a fellow in both the Explorers Club of New York and the Royal Geographic Society in London. He has been honored with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration. Cussler's books have been published in more than 40 languages in more than 100 countries. His past international bestsellers include Pacific Vortex, Mediterranean Caper, Iceberg, Raise the Titanic, Vixen 03, Night Probe, Deep Six, Cyclops, Treasure, Dragon, Sahara, Inca Gold, Shock Wave, Flood Tide, Atlantis Found, Valhalla Rising, Trojan Odyssey, Black Wind, Treasure of Kahn and Arctic Drift (the last three with his son, Dirk Cussler) as well as The Chase; the nonfiction books The Sea Hunters, The Sea Hunters II and Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt (R) Revealed; the NUMA(R) Files novels Serpent, Blue Gold, Fire Ice, White Death, Lost City, Polar Shift, The Navigator and Medusa (written with Paul Kemprecos); and the Oregon Files novels Sacred Stone and Golden Buddha (written with Craig Dirgo) and Dark Watch, Skeleton Coast, Plague Ship and Corsair (written with Jack Du Brul). Clive Cussler lives in Arizona.

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    • Deep Six

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    For the President of the United States, the crisis point is approaching fast. With his new Soviet initiative entering its most crucial phase, the President suddenly finds himself faced with a pollution disaster of potentially cataclysmic proportions....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Flood Tide

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 19 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Tracking a notorious Chinese smuggler's activities leads Dirk Pitt from Washington State to Louisiana, where his quarry is constructing a huge shipping port in the middle of nowhere. Why has he chosen this unlikely location? Find out....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • easy listening

    • By Paul Shackleton on 12-08-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Pacific Vortex!

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 240

    Fully armed and with all hands onboard, the nuclear submarine Starbuck sailed into the calm Pacific Ocean for sea trials - and vanished....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant!

    • By Salter on 11-06-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Oracle

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    In AD 533, the last King of the Vandals still rules in northern Africa - but a prophecy reveals that his reign is doomed....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok but there has been better books

    • By James on 19-06-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Mayday!

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    Major Dirk Pitt picked up the frantic distress call as he cruised his lumbering amphibious plane over the islands of the Aegean....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A return to an old friend

    • By Roy on 01-08-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Shadow Tyrants

    • The Oregon Files, Book 13
    • By: Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    Nearly 2,000 years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding a body of knowledge and secrets powerful enough to change the history of mankind.... 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • more of the same

    • By C. Mckee on 12-11-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Raise the Titanic

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Two and a half miles beneath the icy North Atlantic, the mighty Titanic holds the key to the safety of the free world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Raise the titanic (Dirk |Piit )

    • By noel on 06-03-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Treasure

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    The ninth gripping thriller in the classic Dirk Pitt series, where the adventurer finds himself in a deadly battle against the darkest forces of international terrorism....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Romanov Ransom

    • Fargo Adventures, Book 9
    • By: Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    The discovery of a long-lost airliner...a modern-day kidnapping...and the return of the most terrifying evil the world has ever seen....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun with the Fargo's....

    • By Salter on 30-01-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Iceberg

    • By: Clive Cussler
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    The towering iceberg drifting in the North Atlantic was a floating tomb. Embedded in the great gleaming mass was a ship - sealed in so solidly that not even its mast protruded....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story but only if your a caveman.

    • By J. A. Howell on 27-05-18

    Regular price: £19.99

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