Raise the Titanic! Book Summary and Study Guide

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A race between the United States and Russia to find a metal needed for a military defense system. The only source left of this metal was shipped on the Titanic the night of her sinking.
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The review of this Book prepared by Dom

US govt has technology to stop ICBM's, but needs a critical element believed to have been sunk on Titanic. The Russians get wind of it, and it's a race to recover the element.
The review of this Book prepared by Bob Lemar

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage    -   preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster Big vehicle disaster?    -   Yes Kind of vehicle:    -   boat Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Search for technology?    -   special war tech.    -   method of mind control

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   wealthy    -   champion of justice Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship    -   scuba under Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   parachuting City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of sex A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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