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The Silent Sea (edition 2011)

by Clive Cussler, Jack B. Du Brul

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Title:The Silent Sea
Authors:Clive Cussler
Other authors:Jack B. Du Brul
Info:Windsor (2011), Edition: Large type edition, Hardcover
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His characters feel like real people. They come alive on the pages and suck you right into the story. If you have ever read and enjoyed a Cussler Oregon File book, you will find it impossible to put this one down. ( )
  Carol420 | May 31, 2016 |
I picked up this hardcover at my local library's book sale last June thinking it was an ocean adventure story. Despite the fact that it turned out to be something else, it was still an enjoyable escapist read if you don't mind some unrealistic scenarios. ( )
  leslie.98 | Apr 17, 2016 |
On 7 December 1941, four brothers exploring a pit on a small island off the coast of Washington state make an extraordinary discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbor.In the present, Juan Cabrillo, Captain of US spy-ship Oregon, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, makes a shocking discovery of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him, first, to that small island and its secret, and then... ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 26, 2015 |
Typical plot, well written, entertaining ( )
  Carole-Ann | Oct 16, 2014 |
From The seventh Oregon Files adventure thriller begins on December 7, 1941, when five boys encounter tragedy while looking for buried pirate treasure on a small island off the coast of Washington State. Flash-forward to today: Juan Cabrillo, captain of the Oregon (a high-tech vessel posing as a tramp freighter), is in Argentina, trying to recover a downed NASA satellite. Well, don’t you know, Juan stumbles on something he totally didnĂ‚Â’t expect to find, and soon heĂ‚Â’s chasing after the secrets of an ancient curse that might still be causing trouble. Fast-paced and a lot of fun, the latest Cabrillo novel delivers the wallop CusslerĂ‚Â’s fans have come to expect. Cabrillo himself—he shares his name with a sixteenth-century Portuguese explorer, by the way—makes a fine protagonist, sharp-witted and two-fisted. Considering the Oregon Files novels involve action, exploration, and high-tech gadgetry, itĂ‚Â’s surprising no one has turned them into movies yet. The prolific Cussler, who, like James Patterson, now employs coauthors (Du Brul in this case), is often accused of writing by the numbers, but this time those numbers add up to entertaining fare for high-adventure fans. --David Pitt Product Description The thrilling new adventure from the #1 New York Times- bestselling author. Clive Cussler's tales of the Oregon and its crew-"the clever, indefatigable Juan Cabrillo and his merry band of tough, tech-savvy fighting men and women" (_Publishers Weekly_)-have made fans of hundreds of thousands of readers. But the Oregon's sixth adventure is its most remark­able one yet. On December 7, 1941, five brothers exploring a shaft on a small island off the coast of Washington State make an extraordinary discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbor. In the present, Cabrillo, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, stumbles upon a shocking revelation of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him, first, to that small island and its secret, and then much farther back, to an ancient Chinese expedition-and a curse that seems to have survived for more than five hundred years. If Cabrillo's team is successful in its quest, the reward could be incalculable. If not . . . the only reward is death.
  Hans.Michel | Sep 13, 2013 |
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Cabrillo, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, stumbles upon a shocking revelation that leads him in search of an ancient Chinese expedition--and a curse that seems to have survived for more than five hundred years.

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