The Hunt for Red October
Series: Jack Ryan #4
- Package Weight: about 16 pounds.
Product DescriptionSomewhere under the Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision: the Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. Soon after her departure, the whole Soviet fleet from the Mediterranean to the North Atlantic is sent to hunt down Marko Ramius - with orders to destroy the new bolistic missile submarine at all cost. CIA-analyst Jack Ryan believes that Ramius is attempting to defect, but the Soviets have told the Pentagon that Ramius intends to launch a nuclear weapon at the United States. The Race between NATO and the Soviet Union begins, as does the most incredible chase in history.
The Hunt for Red October is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy's phenomenal career. A military thriller so accurate and convincing that the author was rumored to have been debriefed by the White House. Its theme: the greatest espionage coup in history. Its story: the chase for a runaway top secret Russian missile sub.
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(From the Jack Ryan Series shelf.)