The sum of all fears

by Clancy, Tom, 1947-2013.

Format: Large Print 1991
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CLP - Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians Large Print Books SSB FICTION Clancy, CL 4847
Location  CLP - Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians
Collection  Large Print Books
Call Number  SSB FICTION Clancy, CL 4847
Carnegie Library of McKeesport - Duquesne Large Print LP F CLA
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport - Duquesne
Collection  Large Print
Call Number  LP F CLA
With his "genius for big, compelling plots (and) natural narrative gift" (The New York Times Magazine), Tom Clancy has written five novels which now total more than 28 million copies in print. His most recent book, Clear and Present Danger, was the bestselling novel of the 1980s. And now Tom Clancy gives readers his most remarkable novel yet: a story of unrelenting suspense that is as explosive as today's headlines.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Clancy evolves from storyteller to novelist in his latest techno-thriller, as gadgets take second place to politics and personalities. In the late 1990s the world is cautiously emerging from the Cold War; even the Arab-Israeli conflict is being resolved, thanks to the cleverness of Clancy's hero Jack Ryan. But as confrontation yields to cooperation, what becomes of displaced terrorists? Palestinians without a cause and East Germans without a country seek to rekindle U.S.-U.S.S.R. animosity. A small nuclear device is exploded at the Super Bowl; in Berlin American and Russian troops are tricked into firing on each other; residual suspicions carry the action from there. After the solution of the Middle East crisis serves as an exciting preliminary to the main plot, the novel's middle parts seem a recycling of situations and characters from Red October and Cardinal of the Kremlin. But in the last third of the book Clancy integrates story lines, taking readers on a nonstop roller-coaster ride to a nail-biting finish. Fundamentally, Clancy is writing about a vital and elusive quality: grace under pressure. Whether terrorists or statesmen, Clancy's characters face a common challenge--situations that break down pretensions of rank, power and ideology. Their responses, carefully and empathetically constructed, make this book compelling instead of merely ingenious. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Jack Ryan thriller (publication date order)
Features Jack Ryan, Sr., a CIA Deputy Director of Central Intelligence who eventually serves two terms as President of the United States
#1 - The Hunt for Red October
#2 - Patriot games
#3 - The Cardinal of the Kremlin
#4 - Clear and present danger
#5 - The Sum of all fears
#6 - Debt of honor
#7 - Executive orders
#8 - Red rabbit
#9 - Command authority
#10 - Full force and effect
#11 - Commander in chief
#12 - True faith and allegiance
#13 - Power and empire
#14 - Oath of office
#15 - Code of honor
#16 - Shadow of the dragon
#17 - Chain of command
#18 - Red winter
Subjects Large type books.
Publisher Thorndike, Me. :Thorndike Press,1991
Language English
Notes "Thorndike large print"--Spine.
Description 1284 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
ISBN 1560542586 (lg. print : alk. paper)
1560549475 (pbk. : lg. print : alk. paper)
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