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Ace marine troubleshooter Dirk Pitt is back! In this exciting instalment in a long running and popular series. Pitt investigates the mysterious disappearance of a cruise ship in Alaska which is causing an environmental disaster. Once he uncovers secrets surrounding the ship's disappearance, he is faced with further peril as the President's yacht sails into fog and vanishes. Soon, Pitt uncovers a deadly conspiracy by a wealthy industrialist to destabilize the US government by means of forceful coercion. The story moves to Lousiana, where he uncovers the enemy's operations and has to wage a desperate battle using any means necessary to save the country from enemy hands.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 60%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Big vehicle disaster?    -   Yes Kind of vehicle:    -   boat Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book The crook is....    -   criminal's rise in a crime organization Water adventure    -   Yes Water:    -   underwater    -   on the ocean surface Crime Thriller    -   Yes Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?    -   Yes Search for technology?    -   method of mind control

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Southeast    -   Deep South    -   Alaska Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat    -   sail boat    -   lifeboat    -   warship    -   lost at sea    -   swimming on    -   scuba under    -   submarining    -   feeding sharks    -   drowning City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous    -   wealthy    -   Washington D.C.    -   New Orleans Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   dropped from large heights    -   run over    -   crushed    -   flamed    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals)    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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