Clive Cussler





Clive Cussler


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in Alhambra, The United States
July 15, 1931

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Cussler began writing novels in 1965 and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in 1973. His first non-fiction, The Sea Hunters, was released in 1996. The Board of Governors of the Maritime College, State University of New York, considered The Sea Hunters in lieu of a Ph.D. thesis and awarded Cussler a Doctor of Letters degree in May, 1997. It was the first time since the College was founded in 1874 that such a degree was bestowed.

Cussler is an internationally recognized authority on shipwrecks and the founder of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, (NUMA) a 501C3 non-profit organization (named after the fictional Federal agency in his novels) that dedicates itself to preserving American maritime an
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Average rating: 3.92 · 526,461 ratings · 19,640 reviews · 155 distinct works · Similar authors
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Iceberg (Dirk Pitt, #2)

3.83 avg rating — 16,061 ratings — published 1974 — 60 editions
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Shock Wave (Dirk Pitt, #13)

3.92 avg rating — 12,754 ratings — published 1996 — 49 editions
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“To those of you who seek lost objects of history, I wish you the best of luck. They're out there, and they're whispering.”
Clive Cussler, The Sea Hunters

“Giordino...simply sighed in resignation. "Who else," he asked no one in particular, "but Dirk Pitt could tramp off into a blizzard on an uninhabited backwater island in the Antarctic and discover a beautiful girl?”
Clive Cussler, Shock Wave

“I must say one thing about southern down-home brewed coffee with chicory. If you have worms, you'll never have them again.”
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