Chairman of the Corporation Juan Cabrillo and his mercenary crew steer theOregon into battle against a militant leader and his cult-like followers. Skeleton Coast. by Clive Cussler and Jack DuBrul. The Oregon Files. Original publication date: by Putnam. paperback | Buy a cheap copy of Skeleton Coast book by Clive Cussler. The author of the bestselling NUMA(r) and Dirk Pitt(r) series continues the adventure and intrigue.
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Probably one of clives best books. West Africa is still as corrupt today. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Almost too much action. Browse all BookRags Study Guides. Aug 22, Dale rated it liked it. But what surprises Cabrillo is her story about a crazy fisherman who claims to have been attacked on the open sea by giant metal snakes in the same area.
Skeleton Coast from BookRags. No heaving breasts or many sieleton words Personally, I could have done without the romantic thread and was very glad it didn’t dominate the plot. Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the covert combat ship Oregon have barely escaped a mission on the Congo River when they intercept a mayday from a defenseless boat under fire off the African coast.
The character itself was interesting, if typically Cussler-esque action hero in his perfect nature and slightly tragic back story. May 05, Borud rated it it was amazing.
The problems they get into and the solutions they just use are quite interesting and, of course there is the boat itself which is as much a character and part of the team as anyone else although silent. English Choose a language for shopping.
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The corporation has to save the world from fanatic eco-terrorists. Even though I didn’t completely understand it all, I found Cussler’s brief information on the evolution of hurricanes and the importance of ocean currents and water temperature in their development interesting. No trivia or quizzes yet.
cussper Eco Terrorism at its worst. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Singer believes the world will never learn. The ship also intercepts a piece of a satellite phone conversation regarding a kidnapped industrialist and, ever the capitalist, Juan Cabrillo decides to send in a team to rescue him, sure of a handsome reward.
Simultaneously, the Herero attack the ship, killing the Europeans presumably while a ske,eton sandstorm rages around them, reshaping the coastline and burying the Rove under hundreds of feet of sand, lost for eternity.
Talk about danger, action, and far out plot! Please try again later. Like all of these books coqst the Cussler writing pool it seems most of the Cussler books actually are written by other people with Cussler providing the plot cusler character outlinesthe heroes are impossibly handsome and multi talented and the villains are less capable, mostly ugly and although in possession of seemingly huge resources and complex intentions are readily foiled by the heroes.
Diamonds, global warming, African rebels and fanatics all make the book hard to put down. This team bad asses is the best, not to mention their ship.
Oct 05, Steve Swayne rated it it was ok. They reach the HMS Rove just cusaler the Herero warriors reach them, and what happens next is anyone’s guess. Disguised as an overused, out of date, non-descript mercantile vessel that’s destined for the scrap yard, the Oregon is actually a state of the art skelfton vessel packed with high-tech intelligence gathering equipment, powerful weaponry and a fully muscled set of magnetohydrodyn Du Brul and Cussler succeed again!
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View a FREE sample. Cussler began writing novels in and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in With roots that include a childhood filled with visions of oil spills and the resulting ecological and economical fallout, she is ripe for manipulation to Dan Singer’s cause.
But what surprises Cabrillo is her story about a crazy fisherman who claims to skelfton been attacked on the open sea by giant metal snakes in the same area. Xoast 31 and He manages to save the beautiful Sloane Macintyre, who’s on a mission of her own, looking for a long-submerged ship that may hold a fortune in diamonds.