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Tom Clancy (1) [1947–2013]

This page covers the author of The Hunt for Red October.

For other authors named Tom Clancy, see the disambiguation page.

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Tom Clancy was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 12, 1947. He graduated with a degree in English from Loyola College in 1969, became an insurance agent, and in 1973 became the owner of an insurance agency. It was not until 1980 that he started writing novels. His works include Red Storm Rising, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, Dead or Alive, and Threat Vector. His books The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and Clear and Present Danger were adapted into major motion pictures. He also wrote nonfiction books including Into the Storm: A Study in Command, Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, Airborne, and Reality Check: What's Going on Out There? He died on October 2, 2013 at the age of 66. His last book, Command Authority, co-authored with Mark Greaney, was published posthumously in December 2013 and made the New York Times bestseller list. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Hunt for Red October… (more)
The Hunt for Red October 11,033 copies, 113 reviews
Patriot Games 7,164 copies, 67 reviews
Clear and Present Danger 7,002 copies, 41 reviews
The Sum of All Fears 6,936 copies, 44 reviews
Rainbow Six 6,732 copies, 51 reviews
Red Storm Rising 6,429 copies, 59 reviews
Without Remorse 6,363 copies, 52 reviews
Executive Orders 6,190 copies, 36 reviews
The Cardinal Of The Kremlin 6,143 copies, 39 reviews
Debt of Honor 6,126 copies, 35 reviews
The Bear and the Dragon 5,459 copies, 41 reviews
Red Rabbit 4,811 copies, 32 reviews
The Teeth of the Tiger 4,249 copies, 48 reviews
Dead or Alive 2,101 copies, 54 reviews
Tom Clancy's Op-Center (Creator) 1,793 copies, 9 reviews
Games of State (Tom Clancy's Op-Center, Book 3) (Creator) 1,343 copies, 5 reviews
Net Force 1,336 copies, 8 reviews
Locked On 1,266 copies, 15 reviews
Politika 1,251 copies, 6 reviews
Against All Enemies 1,238 copies, 31 reviews
Threat Vector 1,221 copies, 29 reviews
Command Authority 1,086 copies, 24 reviews
Into the Storm: A Study in Command 1,066 copies, 3 reviews
ruthless.com (Created by) 953 copies, 2 reviews
Hidden Agendas 909 copies, 4 reviews
SSN 877 copies, 2 reviews
Every Man a Tiger 860 copies, 4 reviews
Night Moves 852 copies, 10 reviews
Splinter Cell 716 copies, 7 reviews
Battle Ready (Study in Command) 694 copies, 7 reviews
Breaking Point 677 copies, 4 reviews
Cybernation 565 copies
Shadow Warriors 532 copies, 1 review
The Sum of All Fears [2002 film] (Author) 270 copies, 2 reviews
Tom Clancy: Two Complete Novels 147 copies, 1 review
Executive Orders, Part 1 100 copies, 3 reviews
Rainbow Six, tome 1 61 copies, 1 review
Executive Orders, Part 2 55 copies, 2 reviews
Mirror Image (Tom Clancy's Op-Center, Book 2) (Creator) 1,435 copies, 4 reviews
Acts of War (Tom Clancy's Op-Center, Book 4) (Creator) 1,187 copies, 6 reviews
N-Space (Introduction) 1,121 copies, 5 reviews
Full Force and Effect (Creator) 728 copies, 15 reviews
Requiem (Contributor) 719 copies, 4 reviews
Point of Impact 577 copies, 3 reviews
Support and Defend (Creator) 553 copies, 6 reviews
Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Call to Treason (Creator) 398 copies, 1 review
Tom Clancy's Net Force: Springboard (Creator) 347 copies, 1 review
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (Creator, some editions) 316 copies, 5 reviews
Clear and Present Danger [1994 film] (Original book) 247 copies, 1 review
Guns, Crime, and Freedom (Foreword) 241 copies, 1 review
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (Author) 196 copies, 1 review
UFOs: Myths, Conspiracies, and Realities (Introduction) 56 copies, 1 review
Sting of the Wasp (Series Co-Creator) 10 copies, 1 review

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