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									Clive CusslerClive Cussler
Author of the wildly popular seafaring adventure series starring man's men Dirk Pitt® and Kurt Austin®, former ace advertising exec Clive Cussler is also a sea searcher in real life and has discovered some of history's most famous shipwrecks.

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

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Selected Works

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								The Chase, Author: 
								Clive Cussler.

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The Chase
by Clive Cussler
1906: For two years, the western states of America have been suffering an extraordinary crime spree: a string of bank robberies by a single man who murders any and all witnesses and then vanishes without a trace. Fed up by the depredations of the "Butcher Bandit," the U.S. government brings in the best man they can find -- no-nonsense detective Isaac Bell, who has caught thieves and killers coast to coast. But Bell has never had a challenge like this one. From Arizona to Colorado to the streets of San Francisco, he pursues what is quickly becoming clear to him is the sharpest criminal mind he has ever encountered. Using science, deduction, and intuition, Bell repeatedly draws near only to grasp at thin air, but at least he knows his pursuit is having an effect. Because his quarry is getting angry now, and has turned the chase back on him.
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								The Sea Hunters: True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks, Author: 
								Clive Cussler, Craig Dirgo.
*  Mediterranean Caper (1973)
*  Cyclops (1986)
*  Fire Ice (2002)
*  White Death: A Kurt Austin Adventure (2003)
*  Trojan Odyssey (2003)
*  Lost City: A Kurt Austin Adventure (2004)
*  Black Wind (2004)
*  Polar Shift: A Kurt Austin Adventure (NUMA Files) (2005)
*  Skeleton Coast: An Oregon Files Novel (2006)
*  The Treasure of Khan (2006)
*  Navigator (2007)
*  The Chase (2007)

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A Real-Life Sea Hunter

In 1979, Cussler founded the nonprofit NUMA Foundation (named after the fictional government agency in his novels) and with his crew has discovered more than 60 historically significant shipwrecks. Two of the most famous are the Hunley, a Civil War submarine, and the Carpathia, best known for rescuing the survivors of the Titanic.

The Best Book to Read First

Favorite Writers and Reads

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								Pacific Vortex!, Author: 
								Clive Cussler.

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Pacific Vortex!
by Clive Cussler
The book that touched off Cussler's mega-popular series starring deep-sea daredevil Dirk Pitt, Pacific Vortex is the perfect Cussler adventure novel to start with. In it, Pitt must salvage the Starbuck, an underwater nuclear arsenal whose destruction would cause a massive maritime disaster.

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								The Call of the Wild, Author: 
								Jack London.

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The Call of the Wild
by Jack London
In an interview with Barnes &, Cussler discussed some of his favorite books and authors, among them Jack London's classic The Call of the Wild. Read our interview with Cussler to find out more about his favorite writers and reads, including:

*Old Yeller  by Fred Gipson
*Moby-Dick  by Herman Melville
*The Sun Also Rises  by Ernest Hemingway
*A Farewell to Arms  by Ernest Hemingway
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