The Silent Sea

The Silent Sea

A Novel of the Oregon Files

Large Print - 2010
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On December 7, 1941, five brothers exploring a shaft on an island off the coast of Washington State make an extraordinary discovery, but a tragic accident suspends further investigation. In the present, Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon team, chasing the remanants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, stumble upon a shocking revelation. His efforts to untangle the mystery lead first to that island, and then much farther back, to an ancient Chinese expedition and a curse more than 500 years old.
Publisher: Detroit : Wheeler Pub., 2010.
Edition: Large print ed.
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ISBN: 9781410421944
1410421945
Call Number: CUSSLER
Characteristics: 557 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.
Adventure fiction.
Antarctica -- Fiction.
Argentina -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Mercenary troops -- Fiction.
Ship captains -- Fiction.
Intelligence service -- Fiction.
Cabrillo, Juan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Additional Contributors: Du Brul, Jack B.

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funkycanuck
Mar 31, 2017

Excellent book! Great story and a fantastic ending.

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zipread
Oct 14, 2012

The Silent Sea --- by Clive Cussler. Those of you who have read any of Cussler’s novel know that his books are very addictive. None the less is true for this novel. Chock full of action; a setting that ties the torrid jungles of South America to the icy wastes of Antarctica; a conflict that propels the good guys against the villainy of the Argentineans and the Chinese. Lots of things get blown up: oil rigs, big ships, and major outposts (the bad guys’). Once again, Cussler has crafted a novel that couldn’t possibly be put down.

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Tyler_Kendrick
Jul 18, 2012

good

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uzulu
Jan 21, 2011

Jaun Cabrillo and the Oregan is compelling fiction made completly believable by the causes for which they fight; a modern day super hero story played out by ordinary people easy to identify with.

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Tyler_Kendrick
Jul 18, 2012

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cpurvis
Sep 17, 2011

On December 7, 1941, five brothers exploring a shaft on a small island off the coast of Washington state make an exciting discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbor. In the present, Cabrillo, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, makes a shocking discovery of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him first to that small island and its secret, and then much further back, to an ancient Chinese expedition, and a curse that seems to have survived for over five hundred years. If Cabrillo's team is successful in its quest, the reward could be incalculable. If not . . . the only reward is death.

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Sep 17, 2011

cpurvis thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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