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The Jungle (Oregon Files Series #8)
     

The Jungle (Oregon Files Series #8)

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by Clive Cussler, Jack Du Brul
 

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Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon crew mercenaries are hired to break a wealthy Indonesian businessman's son from the influence of the Taliban in this #1 New York Times-bestselling adventure series.

Jungles come in many forms. There are the steamy rain forests of the Burmese highlands. There are the lies and betrayals of the world of covert

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Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon crew mercenaries are hired to break a wealthy Indonesian businessman's son from the influence of the Taliban in this #1 New York Times-bestselling adventure series.

Jungles come in many forms. There are the steamy rain forests of the Burmese highlands. There are the lies and betrayals of the world of covert operations. And there are the dark and twisted thoughts of a man bent on near-global domination. To pull off their latest mission, Cabrillo and his remarkable men and women must survive them all.

A devastating new weapon unleashed in thirteenth-century China . . . a daring rescue in the snowbound mountains along the Afghanistan–Pakistan border . . . a woman gone missing in the jungles of northern Thailand and Myanmar . . . for Cabrillo and company, all of these events will come together—leading to the greatest threat against U.S. security that the country has ever known.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Juan Cabrillo and his crew of mercenaries engage in one daring rescue operation after another with progressively higher stakes in Cussler's high-octane eighth Oregon Files novel (after The Silent Sea), his sixth collaboration with Du Brul. The rescue of a kidnap victim, an Indonesian teenage boy, from an Afghan village, yields a bonus in the form of MacD Lawless, a former U.S. Army Ranger, who proves of immediate value. Betrayals, more rescues, and escapes follow as one mysterious man seeks world domination using a discovery linked to 13th-century China. Cabrillo's handpicked team members, who operate from their state-of-the-art ship, the Oregon, are the only chance to stop a plot that threatens to bring the U.S. government to its knees. The frenetic action moves from Afghanistan to Singapore and the Burmese jungle with lots of derring-do at sea before climaxing in a surprising locale in a fashion sure to delight series fans. (Mar.)
From the Publisher
Praise for The Silent Sea:

"Fast-paced and a lot of fun-delivers the wallop Cussler's fans have come to expect."
-Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101486412
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Oregon Files Series , #8
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
24,536
File size:
630 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
Praise for The Silent Sea:

"Fast-paced and a lot of fun-delivers the wallop Cussler's fans have come to expect."
-Booklist

Meet the Author

Clive Cussler is the author of more than fifty books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt, NUMA Files, Oregon Files, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. His life nearly parallels that of his hero Dirk Pitt. Whether searching for lost aircraft or leading expeditions to find famous shipwrecks, he and his NUMA crew of volunteers have discovered more than seventy-five lost ships of historic significance, including the long-lost Confederate submarine Hunley, which was raised in 2000 with much press publicity. Like Pitt, Cussler collects classic automobiles. His collection features more than eighty examples of custom coachwork. Cussler lives in Arizona and Colorado.

Jack Du Brul is the author of the Philip Mercer series, most recently Havoc, and is the coauthor with Cussler of the Oregon Files novels Dark Watch, Skeleton Coast, Plague Ship, and Corsair. He lives in Vermont.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Phoenix, Arizona
Date of Birth:
July 15, 1931
Place of Birth:
Aurora, Illinois
Education:
Pasadena City College; Ph.D., Maritime College, State University of New York, 1997

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The Jungle 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 455 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book because I wasn't going to be doing anything over spring break. It is one of the best books in the Oregon Files series and, for good reason, my favorite. It isn't as action packed as some of the others, but it still has the same signature suspense that Cussler flaulessy infiltrates into his stories.
biff More than 1 year ago
I have read all of Clive's books, most several times. THis is the greatest since "Vahalla". The story had many twists & turns & I plan to listen to audiobook when I have time. Highly recommended & my only complaint is the epilog was rather wimpy compared to the rest of the book. THis story will require the reader not to put it down until the wild ride ends.
Linda McCarthy More than 1 year ago
These are my first Cussler books and I couldnt put them down. Ive read all Oregon series I hope there will be more.. Thank you for a great series .. I started a new series ( Fargo ).. Im way impressed those as well...
Jessica Guidry More than 1 year ago
I have enjoyed each if the Oregon novels. This one went right along with the others...excellent and action packed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the book! Surprize ending.....scifi! Was dissappointed there were no maps, which are typical of Cusslers printed books. Thanks for the fun read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have not quite finished this one, but the characters are like old buddies. This book is as good as all it's predecessors.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A lot of action and like all Clive's books, makes you think; wow this could really happen. The only reason i didn't give "The Jungle" 5 stars was do to the ending. Without giving anything about the book away, the last 3 sentences kind of ruins it for me. There is a bonus in this book. Clive introduces a new member to the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the book. I enjoy every one of his series. Juan and his crew are credible and very entertaining from the beginning to the end. Nonstop action!
Hal McKoon More than 1 year ago
I look forward to reading Clive Cussler novels and look for his new releases with anticipation. This book with Jack Du Brul is great. I have followed Juan Cabillos exploits on many missions and always wonder how they can get any better. The Jungle was terrific and kept me guessing. I looked forward to opening up my electronic reader and diving back into the story, just to see where I could go next with Juan and his crew . OUTSTANDING READ . THANKS FOR YOUR EFFORTS THEY ARE REALLY APPRECIATED ! Hal McKoon
Victoria Sikorski More than 1 year ago
Clive cussler is brilliant another well written entertaining book.
Brian Jones More than 1 year ago
Du Brul and Cussler hit a homerun with this one. Well done.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Typical Cussler... Another hard to put down Cussler book!
Starfist52 More than 1 year ago
As usual, Cussler comes through again, along with DuBrul
my1202 More than 1 year ago
Clive Cussler at his best. I had hard time putting it down. Made me stay up way to late a couple of nights.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is packed with action
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Everyone calls her Shadow, but her real name is Grey. <p> Age: uncountable, since she has none at all. <p> Gender: I would say female, for that is her gender before she died. <p> Weirdnesses: She is more or less a shadowy ghost, and she likes to hide herself in the shadows. She is half-dead, so she is just like a ghost. She can turn into a human when she wishes, and she can know things and see or hear them even if they are very far away.
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jessearias More than 1 year ago
Another good story from Clive Cussler. The story hold your attention and makes you not want to stop reading.
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Hello this is the new Jungleclan. I am the leader named Rainingstar. Please tell others about this clan. Bios res 4 Clan members res 5 New recruits res 3 Announcements and acheivements res 6 Other res 7
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she love clive cussler books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tito is a rank! *he yells after slamming into him, knocking im over*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Strolled over to tito.