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The Sum of All Fears

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Intelligence service - United States - Fiction
Nuclear warfare - Fiction
Ryan, Jack (Fictitious character) - Fiction
Spy stories
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Prologue - Broken Arrow
1 - The Longest Journey...
2 - Labyrinths
3 - ...A Single Sit
4 - Promised Land
5 - Changes and Guards
6 - Maneuvers
7 - The City of Gods
8 - The Pandora Process
9 - Resolve
10 - Last Stands
11 - Robosoldiers
12 - Tinsmiths
13 - Process
14 - Revelation
15 - Development
16 - Fueling the Fire
17 - Processing
18 - Progress
19 - Development
20 - Competition
21 - Connectivity
22 - Repercussions
23 - Opinions
24 - Revelation
25 - Resolution
26 - Integration
27 - Data Fusion
28 - Contractual Obligations
29 - Crossroads
30 - East Room
31 - Dancers
32 - Closure
33 - Passages
34 - Placement
35 - Three Shakes
36 - Weapons Effects
37 - Human Effects
38 - First Contacts
39 - Echos
40 - Collisions
41 - The Field of Camlan
42 - Asp and Sword
43 - The Revenge of Moedred
44 - The Breeze of Evening
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 Jack Ryan World*
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Jack Ryan World*   See series as if on a bookshelf
A series of novels written by Tom Clancy featuring the character Jack Ryan or taking place in the same fictional world.  I've only included books written by Tom Clancy in this list.

1) The Hunt for Red October
2) Patriot Games
3) Cardinal of the Kremlin
4) Clear and Present Danger
5) The Sum of All Fears
6) Without Remorse
7) Debt of Honor
8) Executive Orders
9) Rainbow Six
10) The Bear and the Dragon
11) Red Rabbit
12) The Teeth of the Tiger
13) Dead or Alive
14) Locked On
15) Threat Vector
16) Command Authority
17) Support and Defend
Copyright © 1991 by Jack Ryan Enterprises, Ltd.
For Mike and Peggy Rodgers, a sailor and his lady -
and all the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, because
the noblest of ideas have always been protected by warriors
"Like the wolf on the fold."
May contain spoilers
I think we all have."
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Added: 24-Dec-2022
Last Updated: 12-Dec-2023


G P Putnam's Sons
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of All
Tom Clancy

In the aftermath of Communism's collapse, the Gulf War, the realignment of the world's powers, comes a novel so terrifyingly real, so uncommonly prescient, that it could have been written only by Tom Clancy.

With his "genius for big, compelling plots" and his "natural narrative gift" (The New York Times Magazine), Clancy has written five novels, which now total more than 28 million copies in print.  His most recent book, Clear and Present Danger, was the best-selling novel of the 1980s.

And now he gives us his most remarkable novel yet.

How do you save the United States President from himself?  What if the President is incompetent to deal with the greatest crisis of all?  Jack Ryan never thought he would have to ask those

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questions as, the world order changing, he prepares the ground for the Middle Eastern peace plan that, at last, might be the one to work.

But too many groups have invested too much blood.  Shunned by their erstwhile Soviet sponsors, increasingly isolated by the realignment of the Mideast, these terrorists have one more desperate card to play, requiring a degree of ruthlessness never before seen.  With one terrible act, the world is plunged into an instant nuclear crisis - and the floundering President is plunged into the ultimate nightmare.  Forces collide.  Shots are exchanged.  What had seemed to be an isolated and horrible incident appears to each side as the incendiary mischief of the other.  With the world poised on the brink of nuclear war, Ryan and his FBI counterpart, Dan Murray, frantically seek a solution before the chiefs of state lose control of themselves - and the world.

With the exceptional realism and authenticity that have long been his hallmarks, Tom Clancy constructs a novel of unrelenting suspense, a story as explosive as today's headlines.  It is Tom Clancy at his best - and there is no better.

Tom Clancy is the author of The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, and Clear and Present Danger.  He lives in Maryland.
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Fouteenth printing based on the number line
Canada $39.99



Tom Clancy  
Birth: 12 Apr 1947 Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Death: 01 Jan 2013 Baltimore, Maryland, USA


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