Synopses & Reviews
Only the author of The Hunt for Red October
could capture the reality of life aboard a nuclear submarine. Only a writer of Clancy’s magnitude could obtain security clearance for information, diagrams, and photographs never before available to the public. Now, every civilian can enter this top secret world and experience the drama and excitement of this stunning technological achievement…the weapons, the procedures, the people themselves…the startling facts behind the fiction that made Tom Clancy
a #1 bestseller.
Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams Mock war scenarios and weapons launch procedures An inside look at life on board, from captain to crew, from training exercises to operations The fascinating history and evolution of submarines
PLUS: Tom Clancy’s controversial views on submariner tactics and training methods
"...takes readers deeper than they've ever gone inside a nuclear submarine." Kirkus Reviews
Clancy's first nonfiction blockbuster is now available in its first mass market edition. Taking readers on a tour of the "USS Miami, " a Los Angeles-class nuclear submarine, this edition is updated to include new material on "Seawolf" and "Virginia."
About the Author
Tom Clancy was the author of eighteen #1 New York Times-bestselling novels. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the bestseller list after President Ronald Reagan pronounced it "the perfect yarn." Clancy was the undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He died in October 2013.