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The Hunt for Red October: A Novel - AbeBooks - Tom Clancy:Tom Clancy's rich imagination and his remarkable grasp of the capabilities of advanced technology give this novel an amazing ring of authenticity. It is a thriller with a new twist, a "military procedural" with an ingenious, tightly woven plot that revolves around the defection of a Soviet nuclear submarine--the USSR's newest and most valuable ship, with its most trusted and skilled officer at the helm. A deadly serious game of hide-and-seek is on. The entire Soviet Atlantic Fleet is ordered to hunt down the submarine and destroy her at all costs. The Americans are determined to find her first and get her safely to port in the intelligence coups of all time.
Tom Clancy The Hunt For Red October Audiobook Part 2
The Hunt For Red October
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It depicts Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius as he seemingly goes rogue with his country's cutting-edge ballistic missile submarine Red October , and marks the first appearance of Clancy's most popular fictional character Jack Ryan , an analyst working for the Central Intelligence Agency , as he must prove his theory that Ramius had intended to defect to the United States. The book was loosely inspired by the mutiny on the Soviet frigate Storozhevoy in President Ronald Reagan remarked that he had enjoyed reading the book. Since then, the book has become instrumental in bringing the book genre of techno-thriller into the mainstream. During the Cold War , Marko Ramius, a Soviet Navy submarine commander of Lithuanian descent , plans to defect to the United States with his hand-picked officers on board the ballistic missile submarine Red October , a Typhoon-class vessel. It is equipped with a cutting-edge silent propulsion system, known as the caterpillar drive, that makes audio detection by passive sonar extremely difficult and enables the submarine to sneak its way into American territorial waters and launch nuclear missiles with little or no warning.