Tom Clancy's Op-Center Book Summary and Study Guide

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A new counterterrorist organization has been formed, called Op-Center. Its first foreign mission is in Korea, where North Korean terrorists are preparing to launch missles at Japan. They had performed a terrorist action in South Korea, against top government officials a few weeks before. General Mike Rodgers and the Striker counterterrorist team (endorsed by Op-Center) are ready to oppose this missle launching.
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The review of this Book prepared by Eugene Kim

This book is about a bombing in South Korea where many get killed. The U.S. doesn't know who to blame, the North or South. An ambassador loses his wife in this bombing and, Gregory Donald, the ambassador is the main character. The agency in searching for the guilty is a secret agency called Op-Center and the director, Paul Hood, another main character goes through other conflicts.
The review of this Book prepared by Frankie

A bomb goes off in downtown Seoul, and the second Korean War is about to erupt...Paul Hood and Op-Center race to the scene to avert the war and uncover a group of officers who will do anything to remain enemies...
The review of this Book prepared by Jacob Hurt

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   stopping a saboteur/spy    -   preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster    -   preventing war Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   diplomat Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Mid-Atlantic states Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Japan    -   Korea(s) Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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