|Dragon (1990) [Novel]|
by Clive Cussler
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Series: Dirk Pitt/NUMA
(From the publisher):
A plundered treasure in the Philippine Islands...
A devastating nuclear explosion in the Pacific...
An evil plot to bring the West to its knees!
Japan, 1945: Two U.S. bombers take off with atomic bombs. Only one gets through.
The Pacific, 1993: A Japanese cargo ship bound for the United States is instantly, thunderously vaporized, taking with it a Norwegian vessel. Japanese fanatics have developed a chilling plan to devastate and destroy the Western powers. From the ocean depths to the discovery of cache of lost Nazi loot, Dirk Pitt is untangling a savage conspiracy and igniting a daring counterattack. While Washington bureaucrats scramble, a brutal industrialist commands his blackmail scheme from a secret island control center. And Dirk Pitt is taking on death-dealing robots and a human-hunting descendant of samurai warriors. Pitt alone controls the West's secret ace in the hole: a tidal wave of destruction waiting to be triggered on the ocean floor!
Original title: Dragon
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Male-Action/Adventure