Oregon Files #6
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Featuring: Juan Cabrillo
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For five novels, Clive Cussler has brought readers into
the world of the Oregon, a seemingly dilapidated ship
packed with sophisticated equipment, and captained by the
rakish, one-legged Juan Cabrillo. And now the Oregon
and its crew face their biggest challenge yet.
Corsairs are pirates, and pirates come in many different
varieties. There are the pirates who fought off the Barbary
Coast in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries,
the contemporary pirates who infest the waters of Africa and
Asia, and the pirates . . . who look like something
When the U.S. secretary of state’s plane
crashes while bringing her to a summit meeting in Libya, the
CIA, distrusting the Libyans, hire Juan Cabrillo to search
for her, and their misgivings are well founded. The crew
locates the plane, but the secretary of state has vanished.
It turns out Libya’s new foreign minister has other plans
for the conference, plans that Cabrillo cannot let happen.
But what does it all have to do with a two- hundred-
year-old naval battle and the centuries-old Islamic scrolls
that the Libyans seem so determined to find? The answers
will lead him full circle into history, and into another
pitched battle on the sea, this time against Islamic
terrorists, and with the fate of nations resting on its
“Readers will burn up the pages following
the blazing action and daring exploits of these men and
women and their amazing machines,” writes Publishers
Weekly of the Oregon Files series. And they’ll do
it once again, with Corsair.
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