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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (22,285 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tom Clancy Narrator: John MacDonald, Scott Brick Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jack Ryan Series Release Date:
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Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that could end centuries of conflict. But ruthless terrorists have a final, desperate card to play: they have their hands on a nuclear weapon and have placed it on American soil in the midst of an escalation in tension with the Soviet Union. The terrorists hope to rekindle cold war animosity and prevent reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.

With one terrible act, distrust mounts, forces collide, and the floundering US president seems unable to cope with the crisis. With the world on the verge of nuclear disaster, Ryan must frantically seek a solution—before the chiefs of state lose control of themselves and the world.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Philip | 2/20/2014

    " Actually, a pretty darned good follow-up to "Clear and Present Danger," which only makes the precipitous off-the-cliff nosedive between this book and "Debt of Honor" all the sadder. Kind of a last-gasp attempt to wring drama out of US-Russian mistrust, while moving the focus from the Cold War over to the Middle East -- well played, Tom. Well played. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by David | 2/19/2014

    " All the Clancy books are great "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Richard Wright | 2/15/2014

    " Oh thank God. Thank God it's over. I picked this up en route to Goa a few weeks ago, and I seem to have been reading it forever. As always, Clancy's world is incredibly detailed and credible, in many ways all the more impressive for its sometime parallels to the world we live in today. As ever, the central plot is great. As ever, there's just too bloody much detail for anybody outside of the military to maintain much interest. The characters are for the most part the same seven or eight core people, given different names and accents, and recycled at whim into a cast of thousands. The thousands are too many to keep track of. The detail of what they're doing is too monotonous and minuscule to do anything but slow the plot. And while the writing is functional, watch the inelegance of his point of view switches, requiring only a new paragraph to instigate, making it occasionally an act of backtracking and deduction to work out whose thoughts you're trying to follow. There's a good story buried in here, but it's splashed over so pointlessly large a canvas as to require almost forensic reconstruction to be able to see it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Leelakrishna | 2/4/2014

    " lot of info. "

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