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Raise the Titanic

Raise the Titanic [Kindle Edition]

Clive Cussler
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A great adventure thriller which spins from one dizzying climax to another...riveting...simply super and very cleverly done (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY)

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* More nailbiting adventure from Cussler's thrilling hero, Dirk Pitt.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1194 KB
  • Print Length: 388 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 067172519X
  • Publisher: Sphere (17 Sep 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0751502987
  • ISBN-13: 978-0751502985
  • ASIN: B002TZ3CCW
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #13,434 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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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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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars titanic book 4 Nov 2004
A book that kicked off the movie and re-ignited interest in finding the old girl. Once reading the book you can understand why. The book starts off in a remote island owned by the russians. And soon sweeps across America, Scotland and England. Clive has the knowlage and panache to keep you interested all the way along. Also Clives knowlage on the Titanic and its history is astounding and teaches you things all the time.
This book is full of twists and turns and keeps you guessing all the way along. A exhillerating and informative read at the same time!!!
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars If only... 3 Dec 1999
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If this had been given the treatment it deserved when it was made into a film then James Bond would be dead and we'd have never met Indy Jones... Clive Cussler's Dirk Pitt books are the greatest adventures stories of recent times.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars an amazing ressurection 9 Jun 2004
Format:Mass Market Paperback
If your a fan of dirk pitt and also love the story of the titanic this book combines them both dirk as usual has to fight his way through many dangers in order to complete his mission, and the ending provides something most people would to this day love to see happen the titanic finishing her maiden voyage aided by pitt.
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5.0 out of 5 stars page turner impossible to put down 4 July 2014
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I remember buying the paperback version in Cornwall over 30 yrs ago. It enthralled me then, as it does today.
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i have read this book a number of times and still enjoyed it.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good purchase 5 Jun 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
For some reason I thought this was a hardback book when I ordered it, however it was in good condition and arrived promptly.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best 11 Mar 2014
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As an avid Clive Cussler reader I can recommend this book. Once read you will want to read the rest. You are in for a rock and roll ride of top quality adventure stories.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle book 26 Feb 2014
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Now this was a very good book, a lot different to what I am use to reading, but it held my attention right to the end.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Good book
My husband thoroughly enjoyed the book it was great reading and exciting as clive cushier is his favourite author awesome
Published 5 months ago by Mrs. B. R. Allpress
1.0 out of 5 stars Extream bad quality
This book is awful (the quality not the story) - I purchased it to add to my collection and it was said to be in good condition - nothing could be further from the truth - it is a... Read more
Published 7 months ago by Jac
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic story
Another quite brilliant novel by Cussler. Very well told with extraordinary incite and research. I enjoyed the interaction with different characters and the locations. Read more
Published 7 months ago by kenneth Roberts
5.0 out of 5 stars Titanic story gripping.
Great book gets you to the point you can't stop reading typical Clive Cussler book. Keeps you on the edge.
Published 8 months ago by stephen brooks
5.0 out of 5 stars Raise the titanic
One of Cussler s best reads I enjoyed. It will stay on my read again list for a very long time
Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars good read
a good read i see the film first and didnt understand till i read this book. the characters are just right. just the sort of thing dirk pitt would do
Published 11 months ago by Mr. R. Hudson
3.0 out of 5 stars clive cussler
found it a hard book to read,it was one of his first books,have read and enjoyed all his other books,he remains my favourite author
Published 12 months ago by Gds Wallace
5.0 out of 5 stars Raise The Titanic
Raise The Titanic was the very first Clive Cussler that I read. It was excellent and started me on a mission to own all his writings. Read more
Published 13 months ago by john conroy
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