Meet Clive Cussler’s beloved action adventure hero in a way you’ve never seen him before! Plus, a special Dirk Pitt short story included only in this volume!
Clive Cussler’s life parallels that of his fictional hero, Dirk Pitt. Whether searching for famous shipwrecks or cruising in classic cars from his private collection, Cussler’s spirit feeds the soul of Dirk Pitt and the NUMA series. Now with this truly unique insider’s guide, you can dive in and explore the worlds of both Clive Cussler, the grand master of adventure, and Dirk Pitt, the world’s greatest action adventure hero.
Inside Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt® Revealed you’ll find: -The prologue to Clive Cussler’s next exciting Dirk Pitt novel! -An exclusive interview with Clive Cussler—including the evolution of the Dirk Pitt novels and the close ties between Cussler and his hero -“The Reunion”—an original short story in which Cussler crashes NUMA’s twenty-year reunion and reminisces with Dirk Pitt and all his favorite characters -A brief synopsis of every Dirk Pitt novel, including why Pacific Vortex!—not The Mediterranean Caper—should be considered the first Pitt novel -A concordance for the Dirk Pitt novels—complete with A-Z listings of every major character, car, ship, aircraft, weapon, locale, and more.
Complete with rare photos, dedications, the Clive Cussler car collection, and advanced Dirk Pitt trivia, Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt Revealed contains a mother lode of information every fan will treasure.
Clive Cussler (1931–2020) was the author or coauthor of over eighty books in five bestselling series, including DIRK PITT®, THE NUMA FILES®, THE OREGON FILES ®, AN ISAAC BELL ADVENTURE ®, A SAM AND REMI FARGO ADVENTURE ®, and A KURT AUSTIN ADVENTURE ®. His nonfiction works include Built for Adventure: The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, Built to Thrill: More Classic Automobiles from Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, The Sea Hunters, and The Sea Hunters II; these describe the true adventures of the real NUMA, which, led by Cussler, searches for lost ships of historic significance. With his crew of volunteers, Cussler discovered more than sixty ships, including the long-lost Civil War submarine Hunley.