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andlt;Bandgt;A MAGNIFICENT CACHE OF ANCIENT GOLDandlt;BRandgt; BURIED IN MYSTERY...andlt;BRandgt; A POWERFUL CRIME FAMILY TAKES BLOODY AIM...andlt;BRandgt; DIRK PITTand#174; VOWS TO STOP THEM, PLUNGINGandlt;BRandgt; INTO A PIT OF EVIL!andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Nearly five centuries ago a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea. There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history — until now. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru.andlt;/Iandgt; DIRK PITT dives into an ancient sacrificial pool, saving two American archaeologists from certain drowning. But his death-defying rescue is only the beginning, as it draws the intrepid Pitt into a vortex of darkness and danger, corruption and betrayal. A sinister crime syndicate has traced the long-lost treasure — worth almost a billion dollars — from the Andes to the banks of a hidden undergound river flowing beneath a Mexican desert. Driven by burning greed and a ruthless bloodlust, the syndicate is racing to seize the golden prize...and to terminate the one man who can stop them: andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Bandgt;DIRK PITT!andlt;/Bandgt;

Synopsis:

A MAGNIFICENT CACHE OF ANCIENT GOLD

BURIED IN MYSTERY...

A POWERFUL CRIME FAMILY TAKES BLOODY AIM...

DIRK PITT® VOWS TO STOP THEM, PLUNGING

INTO A PIT OF EVIL!

Nearly five centuries ago a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea. There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history — until now.

1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru. DIRK PITT dives into an ancient sacrificial pool, saving two American archaeologists from certain drowning. But his death-defying rescue is only the beginning, as it draws the intrepid Pitt into a vortex of darkness and danger, corruption and betrayal. A sinister crime syndicate has traced the long-lost treasure — worth almost a billion dollars — from the Andes to the banks of a hidden undergound river flowing beneath a Mexican desert. Driven by burning greed and a ruthless bloodlust, the syndicate is racing to seize the golden prize...and to terminate the one man who can stop them:

DIRK PITT!

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Clive Cusslerandlt;/bandgt; is acclaimed worldwide as the Grandmaster of Adventure. He got his start in advertising, first as an award-winning copy writer, and then as creative director for two of the nation's largest agencies. His initial foray into fiction was in 1973, when he wrote his first Dirk Pittand#174; novel.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Since then he has continued to write Dirk Pittand#174; adventures while living a life that nearly parallels that of his action hero. Like Pitt, Cussler enjoys discovering and collecting things of historical significance. With NUMA (National Underwater and Marine Agency, a non profit group begun by Cussler) he has had an amazing record of finding over 60 shipwrecks, one of which was the long-lost Confederate submarine Hunley. Cussler also has a renowned and extensive classic car collection, which features over 80 examples of custom coachwork.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Along with being Chairman of NUMA, he is also a fellow of the Explorers Club (which honored him with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration), the Royal Geographical Society and the American Society of Oceanographers. Married to Barbara Knight for 40 years, with three children and two grandchildren, he divides his time between the mountains of Colorado and the deserts of Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743426800
Author:
Cussler, Clive
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Smuggling
Subject:
Adventure stories
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Incas
Subject:
Adventure fiction
Subject:
Pitt, Dirk
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Subject:
Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Dirk Pitt Adventures (Paperback)
Series Volume:
048-01
Publication Date:
20010522
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
9.19x6.16x1.51 in. 1.30 lbs.

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Inca Gold (Dirk Pitt Adventures)
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Product details 592 pages Pocket Books - English 9780743426800 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A MAGNIFICENT CACHE OF ANCIENT GOLD

BURIED IN MYSTERY...

A POWERFUL CRIME FAMILY TAKES BLOODY AIM...

DIRK PITT® VOWS TO STOP THEM, PLUNGING

INTO A PIT OF EVIL!

Nearly five centuries ago a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea. There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history — until now.

1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru. DIRK PITT dives into an ancient sacrificial pool, saving two American archaeologists from certain drowning. But his death-defying rescue is only the beginning, as it draws the intrepid Pitt into a vortex of darkness and danger, corruption and betrayal. A sinister crime syndicate has traced the long-lost treasure — worth almost a billion dollars — from the Andes to the banks of a hidden undergound river flowing beneath a Mexican desert. Driven by burning greed and a ruthless bloodlust, the syndicate is racing to seize the golden prize...and to terminate the one man who can stop them:

DIRK PITT!

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