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Clear and Present Danger
Clear and Present Danger
Author: Tom Clancy
Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller, is back with his newest, most controversial bestseller. Its theme: America's war on drugs. Its subject: The assassination of three American officials in Columbia..and the covert-and shocking-U.S. response. Its title: Clear and Present Danger
ISBN: 45587
Pages: 688
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

4.5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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What if --- the President has decided to get serious about the war on drugs? What if --- he used the military to not only stop the illegal transport of drugs, but to STOP the manufactureing!

Jack Ryan is NOT the hero this time!

This is the fourth installment in the Jack Ryan series. Jack moves into new and more dangerous territory as he rises up the chain of the CIA's command structure. This book places Jack in a more political role, unlike his "hero" role in "The Hunt for Red October", "Patriot Games", and "The Cardinal of the Kremlin". He helps guide the story along, but his primary role is to cover the "Buttocal areas" of his leaders.

The re-introduction of John clark (a minor character in "Cardinal of the Kremlin"), adds to the human element of the story.

This is an action packed novel, and as always, Clancy never seems to go more than a couple of minutes without spicing up the dialog. Again, be forwarned of his style of using "strong"language at times.

I give it some good marks, and I think you will enjoy the listen, whether you have read his other novels or not.

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reviewed Clear and Present Danger on + 41 more book reviews
The U.S. ambassador to Columbia has been murdered by drug lords. Enemy covert agents filter into the jungles of South America--and Central America is ready to explode. FBI man Jack Ryan is in the eye of a storm--and for t he U.S. the stakes have never been greater.
Bob73 avatar reviewed Clear and Present Danger on + 37 more book reviews
Tom Clancy,master of the techno-thriller has another hit with the
story of America's war on drugs....murder of 3 American officials
in Columbia and the U.S. response.

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