Arctic Drift

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Arctic Drift

By Clive Cussler; Dirk Cussler

Berkley Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780425231456, 593pp.

Publication Date: November 24, 2009

Description
Oceanographer Dirk Pitt traces a lost ship's mysterious cargo to a scientific discovery that would reverse climate change in this #1 New York Times-bestselling action adventure series.
When an act of sabotage aims to slow down a technological breakthrough in American clean energy, it puts the United States on the brink of war with one of its closest allies. Tension boils on the homefront, too, as gas prices surge to an all-time high. To prevent global catastrophe, Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk Jr. and Summer, must piece together what little records remain of the initial experiment. They may not know how it was done, but they know what their scientists were trying to accomplish: a solution for global warming.
Their only real clue might just be a mysterious silvery mineral traced to a long-ago expedition in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. But no one survived from that doomed mission. And if Pitt, his family, and his buddy Al Giordino aren't careful, the very same fate may await them and the world.


About the Author
Clive Cussleris the author or coauthor of over fifty previous books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt(r), NUMA(r) Files, Oregon(r)Files, Isaac Bell, and Sam and Remi Fargo. His nonfiction works includeBuilt for Adventure The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, andBuilt to Thrill: More Classic Automobiles from Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, plusThe Sea HuntersandThe Sea Hunters II; these describe the true adventures of the real NUMA, which, led by Cussler, searches for lost ships of historic significance. With his crew of volunteers, Cussler has discovered more than sixty ships, including the long-lost Confederate shipHunley.He lives in Colorado and Arizona. Dirk Cussler joined his father in writing the Dirk Pitt novels in 2004 with the publication of Black Wind and Treasure of Khan.He has been a team leader in the real-life NUMA expeditions and has served as President of its Board of Trustees.Dirk holds an MBA from Berkeley and lives in Arizona."

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