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Clive Cussler: Clive Cussler Characters, Dirk Pitt, National Underwater and Marine Agency

Books LLC

Published June 9th 2010
ISBN : 9781157802228
Paperback
36 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Clive Cussler Characters, Dirk Pitt, National Underwater andMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Clive Cussler Characters, Dirk Pitt, National Underwater and Marine Agency, the Sea Hunters Ii: Diving the Worlds Seas for Famous Shipwrecks, the Sea Hunters: True Adventures With Famous Shipwrecks, Kurt Austin, Juan Cabrillo, Joe Zavala. Excerpt: Clive Eric Cussler (born July 15, 1931 in Aurora, Illinois) is an American adventure novelist and marine archaeologist. His thriller novels, featuring the character Dirk Pitt, have reached the The New York Times fiction best-seller list more than seventeen times. Cussler is also a member of the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), and has discovered more than sixty shipwreck sites. Clive Cussler was born in Aurora, Illinois, and grew up in Alhambra, California. He was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout when he was 14. He attended Pasadena City College for two years and then enlisted in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. During his service in the Air Force, he was promoted to Sergeant and worked as an aircraft mechanic and flight engineer for the Military Air Transport Service (MATS). Clive Cussler married Barbara Knight in 1955, and they remained married for nearly fifty years until her death in 2003. Together they had three children, Teri, Dirk and Dayna who have given him four grandchildren. After his discharge from the military, Cussler went to work in the advertising industry, first as a copywriter and later as a creative director for two of the nations most successful advertising agencies. As part of his duties Cussler produced radio and television commercials, many of which won international awards including an award at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. Following the publication in 1996 of Cusslers first nonfiction work, The Sea Hunters, he was awar... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=358192