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RAISE THE TITANIC (Clive Cussler)

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Written in English

373 pages

The Sicilian Project is the undercover plan of the decade. It is undoubtedly the best-kept secret since the atomic bomb. And it’s the President’s baby. If successful, it will create a defense network that will insure America’s security from foreign attack for the foreseeable future. The sole hitch is that the project requires a quantity of Byzantium, an extremely rare element. In fact, it looks as though the only Byzantium in the world lies in the hold of R.M.S. Titanic, sunk in 1912 and still resting more than twelve thousand feet deep in the North Atlantic.
The task is simple enough: Raise the Titanic! The man in charge of the mission is Dirk Pitt, jack-of-all-trades and master of-most. Using highly sophisticated submersible equipment, Pitt sets to work at his Herculean job. The presence of two Russian spies doesn’t help, nor does the intervention of one very nasty lady, Hurricane Amanda. For balance, however, there is one very sweet lady who doesn’t in the least resemble your average marine archaeologist.
Clive Cussler has accomplished a remarkable feat in blending high melodrama with exhaustively sound scientific research; the Titanic could be raised today. Mr. Cussler’s novel will satisfy the connoisseur of that doomed liner’s incredible history, and it will grip anyone with a taste for pure adventure.

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April 1, 1990, Pocket
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The Sicilian Project is the undercover plan of the decade. It is undoubtedly the best-kept secret since the atomic bomb. And it’s the President’s baby. If successful, it will create a defense network that will insure America’s security from foreign attack for the foreseeable future. The sole hitch is that the project requires a quantity of Byzantium, an extremely rare element. In fact, it looks as though the only Byzantium in the world lies in the hold of R.M.S. Titanic, sunk in 1912 and still resting more than twelve thousand feet deep in the North Atlantic.
The task is simple enough: Raise the Titanic! The man in charge of the mission is Dirk Pitt, jack-of-all-trades and master of-most. Using highly sophisticated submersible equipment, Pitt sets to work at his Herculean job. The presence of two Russian spies doesn’t help, nor does the intervention of one very nasty lady, Hurricane Amanda. For balance, however, there is one very sweet lady who doesn’t in the least resemble your average marine archaeologist.
Clive Cussler has accomplished a remarkable feat in blending high melodrama with exhaustively sound scientific research; the Titanic could be raised today. Mr. Cussler’s novel will satisfy the connoisseur of that doomed liner’s incredible history, and it will grip anyone with a taste for pure adventure.

First Sentence

"The President swiveled in his chair, clasped his hands behind his head, and stared unseeing out of the window of the Oval Office and cursed his lot."

Edition Notes

Series
Dirk Pitt/NUMA (4)

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Number of pages
373
Dimensions
6.8 x 4.2 x 1.1 inches
Weight
5.9 ounces

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Open Library
OL7663304M
Internet Archive
raisetitaniccliv00cliv
ISBN 10
067172519X
ISBN 13
9780671725198
Library Thing
1182472
Goodreads
1993498

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