Odessa Sea

Odessa Sea
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780399575525
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Release: 2016-11-15
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dirk Pitt—“oceanography’s answer to Indiana Jones”*—responds to a Mayday signal from a deserted ship and gets drawn towards a deadly Cold War secret in this thriller in Clive Cussler’s #1 New York Times-bestselling series. Dirk Pitt, the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, is on the Black Sea, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwreck, when he responds to an urgent Mayday—“Under attack!”—from a nearby freighter. But when he and his colleague Al Giordino arrive, there is nobody there. Just dead bodies and a smell of sulfur in the air. As Pitt and Giordino explore, a blast from the stern scuttles the ship swiftly, almost taking them with it. The more the two of them search for the secret of the death ship, the deeper they descend into an extraordinary series of discoveries. A desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov Empire. A Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo. A brilliant developer of advanced drone technology on an unknown mission. Modern-day nuclear smugglers, determined Ukrainian rebels, a beautiful anti-terrorism agent from Europol—all will combine to present Pitt with the most dangerous challenge of his career. And not only Pitt. His two children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are exploring a mysterious shipwreck of their own, when they are catapulted into his orbit. The three of them are used to perilous situations—but this time, they may have found their match.

Odessa Sea

Odessa Sea
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9781405927642
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Release: 2016-11-17
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dirk Pitt is caught up in a dangerous and thrilling mystery on the murky waters of the Black Sea . . . As Director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, Dirk Pitt has always had a knack for finding rouble. This time, though, trouble has found him . . . On a NUMA mission to the Black Sea to locate the wreck of a lost Ottoman Empire ship, Pitt and his friend Al Giordino respond to an urgent Mayday from a nearby freighter. But by the time they reach the ship there's no one left alive - just dead bodies and the smell of sulphur in the air. When a massive blast from the stern suddenly scuttles the ship, Pitt and Giordino are lucky not to bed added to the death toll. As they investigate the fate of the lost ship, they're plunged deep into an extraordinary mystery and make a series of discoveries. And when connections emerge between a desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov empire, a Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo, modern-day nuclear smugglers and a brilliant engineer developing cutting-edge drone technology, Pitt is faced with the most dangerous challenge of his career. One that will threaten the lives of his family and friends. Packed with breathtaking suspense, switchback plotting and remarkable imagination, Odessa Sea proves once again that, when it comes to adventure, Clive Cussler is in a league of his own. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones. Exotic locations, ruthless villains, and many narrow escapes - Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling and he delivers' Associated Press 'Nobody does it better. . . nobody!' Stephen Coonts 'Just about the best storyteller in the business' New York Post 'The adventure king' Daily Express

Odessa Sea

Odessa Sea
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 480
ISBN: 1405927658
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Release: 2017-11-27
Editor: Michael Joseph
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The new Dirk Pitt adventure from the No. 1 Sunday Timesbestselling author. As Director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, Dirk Pitt has always had a knack for finding trouble. This time, though, trouble has found him . . . On a NUMA mission to the Black Sea to locate the wreck of a lost Ottoman Empire ship, Pitt and his friend Al Giordino respond to an urgent Mayday from a nearby freighter. But by the time they reach the area there's no one left alive - just dead bodies and the smell of sulphur in the air. When a massive blast from the stern suddenly scuttles the ship, Pitt and Giordino are lucky not to add to the death toll. As they investigate the fate of the lost ship, they're plunged deep into an extraordinary series of discoveries. And when connections emerge between a desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov empire, a Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo, modern-day nuclear smugglers and a brilliant engineer developing cutting-edge drone technology, Pitt is face with the most dangerous challenge of his career. One that will threaten the lives of his family and friends.

Odessa Sea

Odessa Sea
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 624
ISBN: 1524708917
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Release: 2016-11-15
Editor: Random House Large Print
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov Empire. A Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo. Mysterious deaths on the Black Sea linked to modern day smugglers of nuclear materials. At the center of it all is Dirk Pitt and his team from NUMA. As the danger escalates, there's only one man who can avert catastrophe. From London to Washington, from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean, the action never stops, as Pitt races to prevent the next global war.

Clive Cussler s the Devil s Sea

Clive Cussler s the Devil s Sea
Author: Dirk Cussler
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0593419642
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Release: 2021-11-02
Editor: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Another fabulous read featuring heroes Dirk Pitt and Al Giordano from the most beloved series from the #1 New York Times-bestselling grand master of adventure Clive Cussler. The next adventure featuring NUMA Director Dirk Pitt.

Odessa Genius and Death in a City of Dreams

Odessa  Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
Author: Charles King
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780393080520
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Release: 2011-02-28
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Rich and riveting, complex and compelling, powerful and poetic."—Peter M. Gianotti, Newsday In Odessa, the greatest port on the Black Sea, a dream of cosmopolitan freedom inspired geniuses and innovators, from the writers Alexander Pushkin and Isaac Babel to Zionist activist Vladimir Jabotinsky and immunologist Ilya Mechnikov. Yet here too was death on a staggering scale, as World War II brought the mass murder of Jews carried out by the city’s Romanian occupiers. Odessa is an elegy for the vibrant, multicultural tapestry of which a thriving Jewish population formed an essential part, as well as a celebration of the survival of Odessa’s dream in a diaspora reaching all the way to Brighton Beach.

Black Sea

Black Sea
Author: Caroline Eden
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781787132931
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Release: 2018-11-01
Editor: Hardie Grant Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Winner of the Art of Eating Prize 2020 Winner of the Guild of Food Writers' Best Food Book Award 2019 Winner of the Edward Stanford Travel Food and Drink Book Award 2019 Winner of the John Avery Award at the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards for 2018 Shortlisted for the James Beard International Cookbook Award 'The next best thing to actually travelling with Caroline Eden – a warm, erudite and greedy guide – is to read her. This is my kind of book.’ – Diana Henry 'A wonderfully inspiring book about a magical part of the world' – Viv Groskop, author of The Anna Karenina Fix ‘Part travelogue, part recipe book, this is a love letter to “the sea that welcomes strangers”, soaked in colour, history, myth and the flavours of many cultures.’ Nick Hunt author of Where the Wild Winds Are This is the tale of a journey between three great cities – Odessa, built on a dream by Catherine the Great, through Istanbul, the fulcrum balancing Europe and Asia and on to tough, stoic, lyrical Trabzon. With a nose for a good recipe and an ear for an extraordinary story, Caroline Eden travels from Odessa to Bessarabia, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey’s Black Sea region, exploring interconnecting culinary cultures. From the Jewish table of Odessa, to meeting the last fisherwoman of Bulgaria and charting the legacies of the White Russian émigrés in Istanbul, Caroline gives readers a unique insight into a part of the world that is both shaded by darkness and illuminated by light. Meticulously researched and documenting unprecedented meetings with remarkable individuals, Black Sea is like no other piece of travel writing. Packed with rich photography and sumptuous food, this biography of a region, its people and its recipes truly breaks new ground.

A History of Odessa the Last Italian Black Sea Colony

A History of Odessa  the Last Italian Black Sea Colony
Author: Anna Makolkin
Pages: 270
ISBN: UOM:39015059220015
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Release: 2004
Editor: Edwin Mellen Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This study reconstructs the Italian protohistory of Odessa, founded in 1794 by the immigrants from Genoa and Naples, Venice and Palermo. Foreword; Dr. Anna Makolkin's monograph Odessa, the Last Italian Colony, is a carefully researched and accurate account of the foundation of the port city of Odessa(1794), and tells of the part, played by the Italian immigrants in this historical event which lead to the successful exploration of the Black Sea frontier - Novorossiia/New Russia. The materials about this obscure migration have been scattered in archives of Italy and Ukraine, and most 19th and 20th century historians, intimidated by radical nationalism, politics and geopolitics of Europe, and post-colonial trends did not have sufficient courage to address the topic. Italians were not just another wave of Odessa immigrants, not just another part of her multicultural mosaic, they were her founders and colonizers of the region.

Odessa Sea

Odessa Sea
Author: Clive Cussler
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0718184629
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Release: 2016-11-17
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Silent Sea

The Silent Sea
Author: Clive Cussler,Jack Du Brul
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781101185971
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Release: 2010-03-09
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon crew's search for missing NASA technology leads to a globe-trotting adventure in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. On December 7, 1941, five brothers exploring a shaft on a small island off the coast of Washington state make an exciting discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbor. In the present, Cabrillo, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, makes a shocking discovery of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him first to that small island and its secret, and then much further back, to an ancient Chinese expedition, and a curse that seems to have survived for over five hundred years. If Cabrillo’s team is successful in its quest, the reward could be incalculable. If not...the only reward is death.

Poseidon s Arrow

Poseidon s Arrow
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 545
ISBN: 9780425265055
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Release: 2013
Editor: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When a key element of a new and powerful attack submarine goes missing and ships begin disappearing in mid-ocean, NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his team embark on an international chase to discover the truth.

The Gray Ghost

The Gray Ghost
Author: Clive Cussler,Robin Burcell
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780735218741
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Release: 2018-05-29
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The search for a legendary automobile threatens the careers and lives of husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo in this thrilling new adventure in Clive Cussler's bestselling series. In 1906, a groundbreaking Rolls-Royce prototype known as the Gray Ghost vanishes from the streets of Manchester, England, and it is only the lucky intervention of an American detective named Isaac Bell that prevents it from being lost forever. Not even he can save the good name of Jonathan Payton, however, the man wrongly blamed for the theft, and more than a hundred years later, it is his grandson who turns to Sam and Remi Fargo to help prove his grandfather's innocence. But there is even more at stake than any of them know. For the car has vanished again, and in it is an object so rare that it has the capacity to change lives. Men with everything to gain and a great deal to lose have a desperate plan to find it--and if anybody gets in their way? They have a plan for that, too.

The Rising Sea

The Rising Sea
Author: Clive Cussler,Graham Brown
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780735215542
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Release: 2018-03-13
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Everywhere, waters are rising--and that's just the beginning of the world's peril unless the NUMA crew can beat the clock in this thrilling #1 New York Times-bestseller from the grand master of adventure. An alarming rise in the world's sea levels--much larger than could be accounted for by glacier melt--sends Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala, and the rest of the NUMA scientific team rocketing around the globe in search of answers. What they find at the bottom of the East China Sea, however, is even worse than they imagined: a diabolical plan to upset the Pacific balance of power--and in the process displace as many as a billion people. A rare alloy unlike anything else on earth, a pair of five-hundred-year-old Japanese talismans, an assassin so violent even the Yakuza has disowned him, an audacious technological breakthrough that will become a very personal nightmare for Kurt Austin - from the shark-filled waters of Asia to the high-tech streets of Tokyo to a forbidden secret island, the NUMA team must risk everything to head off the coming catastrophe.

Odessa Sea

Odessa Sea
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 496
ISBN: 060640791X
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Release: 2017-10-24
Editor: Turtleback Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dirk Pitt responds to a mysterious Mayday signal from a deserted ship that draws him toward a deadly Cold War secret. Dirk Pitt, the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, is on the Black Sea, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwrec

Imperial Odessa

Imperial Odessa
Author: Eurydikē Siphnaiu
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9789004351622
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Release: 2017
Editor: BRILL
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Foreword -- Introduction: of peripatetic and other approaches to Odessa's history -- Mobility and ethnic plurality -- Toward a consumer society : tastes, markets and political liberalism -- Merchants, middlemen and entrepreneurs : the driving forces of Odessa's economy -- The spring time of the public sphere -- The two sides of the moon : ethnic clashes and tolerance in a cosmopolitan city -- The end of a cosmopolitan port-city

Sea of Greed

Sea of Greed
Author: Clive Cussler,Graham Brown
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780735219038
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Release: 2018-11-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The world's oil supply is vanishing, the stock market is plummeting, and the key to saving the future seems to be a baffling historical mystery. Can the NUMA crew crack it in time? Sea of Greed is the suspenseful new NUMA Files novels from the #1 New York Times-bestselling grand master of adventure. After an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico destroys three oil rigs trying to revive a dying field, Kurt Austin and the NUMA Special Projects Team are tapped by the President of the United States to find out what's gone wrong. The trail leads them to a brilliant billionaire in the alternative energy field. Her goal is the end of the oil age; her company has spent billions developing the worlds' most advanced fuel-cell systems. But is she an environmental hero...or a rogue genetic engineer? The NUMA crew discovers that the oil fields are infected with bacteria that are consuming the oil before it can be pumped out of the earth--a bacteria originally lost decades ago when two submarines vanished in the Mediterranean. With hired killers on his trail, can Kurt Austin locate a submarine that's remained hidden for more than fifty years? And even if he can, can the biological terror that's been unleashed be stopped?

The Sea Hunters II

The Sea Hunters II
Author: Clive Cussler,Craig Dirgo
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781440674266
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Release: 2003-12-30
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The second thrilling account of #1 New York Times bestselling author Clive Cusslers's real-life search for lost ships, planes, and other marvels that changed history. For decades, Clive Cussler’s real-life NUMA®, the National Underwater and Marine Agency, has scoured rivers and seas in search of lost ships of historic significance. His teams have been inundated by tidal waves and beset by obstacles—both human and natural—but the results, and the stories behind them, have been dramatic. In this follow-up to their bestselling first account, The Sea Hunters, Cussler and colleague Craig Dirgo provide another extraordinary narrative of their true seagoing—and land—adventures, including their searches for the famous ghost ship Mary Celeste, found floating off the Azores in 1874 with no one on board; the Carpathia, the ship that rescued the Titanic survivors and was itself lost to U-boats six years later; and L’Oiseau Blanc, the airplane that almost beat The Spirit of St. Louis across the Atlantic before disappearing in the Maine woods. All these, plus steamboats, ironclads, a seventeenth century flagship, a certain famous PT boat, and even a dirigible, are tantalizing targets as Cussler proves again that truth can be “at least as fun, and sometimes stranger, than fiction” (Men’s Journal).

The Odessa File

The Odessa File
Author: Frederick Forsyth
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781407098012
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Release: 2008-09-30
Editor: Random House
Language: en

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Can you forgive the past? It's 1963 and a young German reporter has been assigned the suicide of a holocaust survivor. The news story seems straighforward, this is a tragic insight into one man's suffering. But a long hidden secret is discovered in the pages of the dead man's diary. What follows is life-and-death hunt for a notorious former concentration camp-commander, a man responsible for the deaths of thousands, a man as yet unpunished.

Crescent Dawn

Crescent Dawn
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9781101475072
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Release: 2010-11-16
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Deep sea explorer and NUMA director Dirk Pitt encounters the last direct descendants of the Ottoman dynasty as they prepair to incite a revolution in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. In a.d. 327, a Roman galley with an extraordinary cargo barely escapes a pirate attack. In 1916, a British warship mysteriously explodes in the middle of the North Sea. In the present day, a cluster of important mosques in Turkey and Egypt are wracked by explosions. What ties them all together? NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his team are about to find out, as Roman artifacts discovered in Turkey and Israel unnervingly connect to the rise of a fundamentalist movement determined to restore the glory of the Ottoman Empire. From Washington to London to the treacherous shores of the Near East, dangerous men and desperate acts fill their path, and at the end of it, the most dangerous thing of all: the rumored existence of a mysterious “manifest,” lost long ago, which if discovered again could shed new light on early Christianity and just might change the history of the world as we know it. Filled with breathtaking suspense and extraordinary imagination, Crescent Dawn is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler.

Havana Storm

Havana Storm
Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780698183605
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Release: 2014-10-28
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Renowned marine adventurer Dirk Pitt returns to stem a toxic outbreak in the thrilling novel from the grand master of adventure and #1 New York Times–bestselling author. While investigating an unexplained poisonous spill in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Dirk Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous—a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt’s children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast historical Aztec treasure. The problem is, that stone was believed to have been destroyed on the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them both to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm’s way. The whole Pitt familyhas been in desperate situations before . . . but perhaps never quite as dire as the one facing them now.