Clive Cussler

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Clive Cussler


Born
in Alhambra, The United States
July 15, 1931

Died
February 24, 2020

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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 was 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 a
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Average rating: 4.0 · 889,100 ratings · 37,814 reviews · 172 distinct worksSimilar authors
Sahara (Dirk Pitt, #11)

3.98 avg rating — 57,890 ratings — published 1992 — 96 editions
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Raise the Titanic! (Dirk Pi...

3.99 avg rating — 26,572 ratings — published 1976 — 107 editions
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Inca Gold (Dirk Pitt, #12)

3.99 avg rating — 26,349 ratings — published 1994
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Atlantis Found (Dirk Pitt, ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 26,062 ratings — published 1999 — 83 editions
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Valhalla Rising (Dirk Pitt,...

3.95 avg rating — 22,776 ratings — published 2001 — 78 editions
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Iceberg (Dirk Pitt, #3)

3.85 avg rating — 22,237 ratings — published 1975 — 87 editions
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Pacific Vortex! (Dirk Pitt,...

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3.80 avg rating — 21,596 ratings — published 1972 — 66 editions
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Shock Wave (Dirk Pitt, #13)

4.04 avg rating — 19,590 ratings — published 1996 — 69 editions
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The Mediterranean Caper (Di...

3.79 avg rating — 20,429 ratings — published 1973 — 100 editions
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Flood Tide (Dirk Pitt, #14)

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 18,433 ratings — published 1997 — 73 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.”
Clive Cussler, The Sea Hunters

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