Atlantis Found (A Dirk Pitt Novel)

Dirk Pitt

Clive Cussler - Author

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ISBN 9780425177174 | 704 pages | 01 May 2001 | Berkley | 4.25 x 6.73in | 18 - AND UP
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An Antarctic whaler stumbles across an aged wreck—her frozen crew guarding a priceless treasure.

A team of anthropologists is buried under a mountain by a deliberate explosion.

A ship that should have died fifty-six years ago reappears, and almost sinks a National Underwater and Marine Agency ship.

Dirk Pitt knows that somehow these events are connected. His investigations lead to an ancient mystery with devastating modern consequences, and a diabolical enemy unlike any he has ever known. Now, he is racing to save not only his life—but the world. The trap is set. The clock is ticking. And only one man stands between the earth and Armageddon…

A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club

“Cussler at his storytelling best.”—The San Francisco Examiner

“Once again, Clive Cussler rules the literary waves.”—New York Daily News

“Enough intrigue to satisfy even the most demanding thrill-seekers.” —Chattanooga Times

“A delightful page-turner that is almost impossible to put down.” —The San Francisco Examiner

“By far the best. Atlantis Found has wonderful characters and a plot that speeds along like a comet.” —Tulsa World

“Wickedly engrossing.”—Publishers Weekly

“With every new Pitt adventure, Cussler has come up with a more action-packed scenario, and the latest, Atlantis Found, has enough intrigue to satisfy even the most demanding thrill-seekers…The book rushes from one precipice of danger to another, right up until the very end…An entertaining and exciting saga, full of techno details and narrow escapes.”—Chattanooga Times

“Cussler’s skill at creating action scenes and his robust characters make Atlantis Found a romping read.”—Minneapolis Star-Tribune

“Cussler fans will have no complaint as the Master revs up his novel to 40 knots per hour and sweeps the reader into the fabled past.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Cussler is back, and it’s business as usual…Atlantis Found is everything Cussler fans have loved and bought for years…Lots of fun.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram DIRK PITT

is that rarest of individuals without whom the world could not survive. He is a man of swift, decisive action who lives by his honor—forever standing watch on the front lines in the enduring war between good and evil. As the son of a U.S. Senator, graduate of the Air Force Academy, and Special Projects Director for the U.S. National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), his courage and cool under fire are matched only by his forceful nature and ferocious determination to do whatever is necessary. Pitt reports directly to Admiral James Sandecker, the cunning commander of NUMA, and is backed up by the tough, streetwise Al Giordino—a childhood friend and partner in undersea adventure for over twenty years.

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