Tom Clancy's Op-Center #8: Line of Control

Tom Clancy's Op-Center #8: Line of Control

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101003671
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/2001
Series: Tom Clancy's Op-Center Series , #8
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 49,089
File size: 791 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Thirty years ago Tom Clancy was a Maryland insurance broker with a passion for naval history. Years before, he had been an English major at Baltimore’s Loyola College and had always dreamed of writing a novel. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the New York Times bestseller list after President Reagan pronounced it “the perfect yarn.” From that day forward, Clancy established himself as an undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He passed away in October 2013.

Steve Pieczenik is an author of political thrillers and a cocreator of the New York Times-bestselling Tom Clancy’s Op-Center and Tom Clancy’s Net Force series. He received an MD from Cornell University Medical College and a PhD in international relations from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Pieczenik’s books are informed by his more than two decades as an international crisis manager and hostage negotiator in the US Department of State for the administrations of presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush.

Jeff Rovin sold his first book at age 21 and has been a freelance writer ever since. He has worked as a consultant for television and movies and is a student of martial arts. He’s batty about New York, where he currently resides.

Hometown:

Huntingtown, Maryland

Date of Birth:

April 12, 1947

Date of Death:

October 1, 2013

Place of Birth:

Baltimore, Maryland

Education:

Loyola High School in Towson, Maryland, 1965; B.A. in English, Loyola College, 1969

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Tom Clancy's Op-Center #8: Line of Control 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think that Tom Clancy thinks of Net Force and OP-Center as a literary joke. I'm sorry but I could not see an author of his class dreaming up this ridiulous dribble. Although Op-Center is far better than Net Force it is no where near the caliber of the books he has written himself.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
The books ending was so good, I WAS SO THRILLED IT WAS OVER! O my gosh the book jumped from scene to scene like there was nothing else for the writer to do but confuse you. Sure i will admit that the characters were but we barely know much about the main character, we should at least find out after they are airlifted out of the silo or something. But i will never read another Clancy book if this is how he wrights.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Wow, Line of Control was so good that I think it deserves to be a Tom Clancy novel not a series book! It had a huge amount of action and suspense packed into it, it was incredibly intriguing, it was incredibly realistic, it had a very satisfying ending, AND Clancy still somehow gets his political views out through the characters. How does he do it? I don't know, but what I do know is that you should read this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was an awesome, suspenseful, and action-packed TC book. Due to recent events it may be more realistic than anyone would care to believe. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys a thrilling and suspenseful war book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book. It has everything form action to suspense. The plot flows really well. What a awesome book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was a great thriller and for and i would definetly recomed it to every one well anyone who appreciates tom clancy and the work he does
Guest More than 1 year ago
despite what the veiwer above me thought, i found this book full of suspense and plenty of guessing...also theres jus enough 'guns and wars' for those who wish for blood annd battle