Raise The Titanic!
The President's secret task force develops the ultimate defensive weapon. At its core: byzanium, a radioactive element so rare sufficient quantities have never been found. But a frozen American corpse on a desolate Soviet mountainside, a bizarre mining accident in Colorado, and a madman's dying... show more
The President's secret task force develops the ultimate defensive weapon. At its core: byzanium, a radioactive element so rare sufficient quantities have never been found. But a frozen American corpse on a desolate Soviet mountainside, a bizarre mining accident in Colorado, and a madman's dying message lead DlRK PITT~ to a secret cache of byzanium. Now he begins his most thrilling, daunting mission -- to raise from its watery grave the shipwreck of the century! In a daring gamble, DIRK PITT locates the Titanic -- and suddenly his crew is in deadly jeopardy. Sabotaged by Russian spies and savage storms, Pitt must stop a diabolical plan for Soviet world supremacy -- or see the mighty Titanic blasted out of existence!
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 1st 1990
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Dirk Pitt (#4)
Deep in the North Atlantic is the rarest radioactive mineral on the planet that can power a strategically redefining missile defense shield, the problem is that it’s in vault of the most famous shipwreck in history. Raise the TItantic! is the third published book of Clive Cussler’s series featuring...
Raise the Titanic! by Clive CusslerBook starts out in 1900's and it's the night of the sinking Titanic where a man aboard knows the ship hit the iceberg and will sink as he goes to where he's stored the element that was mined that will be needed for future war projects.Story follows a lot of differe...
I mostly enjoyed this book though the first 1/3 was rather boring and I kept thinking "WTH is NUMA and Pitt". It focused on the President and his secret defense agency and making their hopeful Sicilian Project a reality. I found that I liked Gene Seagram (though not his wife Dana) and Mel Donner b...
Read this several years ago (think it was after seeing the movie of Sahara), vaguely remember seeing bits of the movie many years ago.Its and incredibly quick read - I loved this book, it was fast moving and a great idea, remembering that this book was written quite a few years before the wreck of t...