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Sahara (Reissue) (Paperback) (Clive Cussler)
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Clive Cussler’s breathtaking thriller is now available in a premium edition in an exciting new package.Egypt, 1996. Searching for a treasure on the Nile, Dirk Pitt thwarts the attempted assassination of a beautiful U.N. scientist who’s investigating a disease that is driving thousands of North Africans into madness, cannibalism, and death. The suspected cause of the raging epidemic is vast, unprecedented pollution that threatens to extinguish all life in the world’s seas.Racing to save the world from environmental catastrophe, Pitt and his team, equipped with an extraordinary, state-of-the-art yacht, run a gauntlet between a billionaire industrialist and a bloodthirsty West African tyrant. In the scorching desert, Pitt finds a gold mine manned by slaves and uncovers the truth behind two enduring mysteries—the fate of a Civil War ironclad and its secret connection with Lincoln’s assassination, and the last flight of a long-lost female pilot. Now, amidst the blazing, shifting sands of the Sahara, Dirk Pitt will make a desperate stand—in a battle the world cannot afford to lose.
Stranded in the Sahara desert, Dirk Pitt and his friends uncover the truth about the fate of 1930s aviator Kitty Mannock and the secret behind Lincoln's assassination. Reissue.
Number of Pages: 693
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Action + Thrillers
Series Title: Dirk Pitt Adventure
Publisher: Pocket Books
Author: Clive Cussler
Street Date: June 30, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-0297