Navy Memorial Foundation for his efforts in the area of marine exploration. After making dinner for the children and putting them to bed, he had no one to talk to and nothing to do, so he decided to start writing. The Dirk Pitt novels frequently take on an alternative history perspective, such as "what if Atlantis were real? The third, Raise the Titanic!
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Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Drifh All stub articles. Dirk and crew knows that somehow those two events are related. Though this is not the first in the series with both Clive and Dirk Cussler at the keyboard, this is the first one where I really felt the impact of the transition in an outwardly obvious way.
Surveying the hillside, Giordino suddenly felt his jaw drop. The only known source of the rare element, however, appears to be in the Artic. Heck, Gamay and Summer are both supposedly extremely tall readheads There is nearly always a historical link at the start of these books and in this case it is the ill-fated Franklin expedition to find The North West Passage. The truth is that there are approximately 12 tons of it mined per year, in multiple locations.
Mar 23, Dan Makaon rated it liked it. They made the commitment to promote Dirk Senior to the director of NUMA and introduced the Pitt children, clove now they need to live up to it and not be drifh to make the necessary changes. Cusler them, embedded in the ice, the men found themselves staring at the wooden black hull of a nineteenth-century sailing ship.
But no one survived from that doomed mission. See all books by Clive CusslerDirk Cussler. They board the ship and arctiic two bodies along with a dog. Write a customer review. Dirk Pitt Senior and Junior are back for another adventure on the high seas.
The intrigue was weaving, but I was hardly on the edge of my seat. Of course, had I known this up front, it would have been easier. Paul Kemprecos has been good, at times quite good, but never outstanding. This book was just okay. Arctic Drift — Wikipedia The men are seemingly going mad. And he is almost less evil than his alcoholic henchman, who blows things up at every opportunity, but is terribly inept at his job, which is killing. This is my first Clive Cussler novel, and was recommended to me by my uncle.
This was a good take on greed and global warming without being preachy. Back to the old Clive Cussler ways. But no one survived from that doomed mission, captain and crew perished to a man? Tension boils on the homefront, too, as gas prices surge to an all-time high. Excellent story weaving real history and science with wonderful characters and fiction. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. After all, we know he is going to save the day, get the girl or pull off the one in a million, miracle shot. I also found it unnecessary and cusser for him to have included Dirk Pitt, the father, and Dirk Pitt, the son, in the novel. Raise the Titanic Sahara. Mitchell Goyette, the antagonist, is referred to as the environmental magnate. Most of the action takes place in Alaska, Canada and the Northwest Passage, an area I have Very engaging exciting book.
Their interactions with each other remind me of Hannah Barbera characters. It then quickly moves to a modern day evildoer, a Canadian industrialist, Moyette, who with his hired gun Clay Zak, is using money and guns to bully his way to control the Artic, and with blackmail and friends in high places and masquerading ships starts a tense situation between the USA and Canada.
He always ties a moment in history to wonderful adventure that are relevant to today. On an industrial scale her discovery could save the planet from global warming. Arctic Drift Dirk Pitt. Related Posts.
Shelves: thriller Our story begins in the nineteenth century, as two sailing ships, the Erebus and Terror, battle frigid temperatures, starvation, scurvy and a strange madness that besets the men as they struggle to breach the cold Northwest Passage. Eventually, the two vessels separate with the pack ice and open water, and the doomed men stand silent vigil as the arctic slowly freezes all of their hopes and dreams of riches. Over one hundred fifty years in the future, the Earth stands poised on the brink of Our story begins in the nineteenth century, as two sailing ships, the Erebus and Terror, battle frigid temperatures, starvation, scurvy and a strange madness that besets the men as they struggle to breach the cold Northwest Passage. Over one hundred fifty years in the future, the Earth stands poised on the brink of global disaster. A shortage of oil and accumulation of greenhouse gases has brought the world to a turning point.
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