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Book Information: Rainbow Six

Rainbow Six (1999) [Novel]
by Tom Clancy Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary :

John Clark (a.k.a. Rainbow Six) has left the CIA to create an England-based organization code-named "Rainbow." Its mission: deploy an elite squad of American operatives combined with handpicked British, French, and German agents to stop terrorism in its tracks. Rainbow's emergence could not be more timely: in quick succession, the force diffuses three attempted terrorist actions. But Clark becomes suspicious when Russian agents suddenly show interest in Rainbow's work.

Rainbow Six appeals on all the levels that Clancy fans could hope for. The Rainbow operatives, from Navy SEALs to German mountain-leader school graduates, are rendered to inspire with their physical and mental prowess. The book is infatuated with the latest gadgets for scrambling, transmitting, and decoding secrets. And, in a carefully woven narrative that simultaneously traces the Rainbow team, a former KGB agent named Popov, the Australian Olympic security team, and a sinister group of American scientists, Clancy artfully reveals the mystery of "Shiva" at the center of the novel. How does Clark measure up against Jack Ryan? He may be the perfect hero for a world with hidden villains.

Original title: Rainbow Six
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionAdventurePolitical Intrigue and Terrorism

Edition #1: Rainbow Six

Rainbow Six (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "A thrill ride" USA Today
  • "Gripping...bolt-action mayhem" People
  • "Mr. Clancy is in his element. His description of special-forces operations is as exciting as anything a reader will find...When the door blows open and the shooting starts, nobody does it better." Dallas Morning News
  • "A fast-paced, retro-Clancy tale...A leaner, meaner novel that allows Clancy's undeniable story-telling talents to come to the fore." The Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • "Action-packed...meticulously researched and carefully plotted." The New York Times Book Review
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Rainbow Six (1999)


ISBN: 0743476123

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Rainbow Six (September 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Berkley Books
ISBN: 0425170349
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Pages: 897

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