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Title:
Tom Clancy's Op-center Divide and conquer
Author:
Clancy, Tom, 1947-2013.
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Edition:
Abridged.
Publication Information:
[New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2000]

â„—2000
Physical Description:
4 audio discs (approximately 4.5 hr.) : digital, Dolby processed ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Abridged.

Compact disc.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780743505437
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Summary

Shadowy elements within the State Department secretly cause tensions to flare between Iran and the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan. They hope to start a shooting war to increase their own power and profit.At the same time, the conspirators decide to up the ante -- by deposing the President of the United States. In a treacherous scheme, they convince the President that he is mentally unstable, and a silent coup d'etat is within their reach.Now, Paul Hood and the members of Op-Center are pitted against the clock to prevent the outbreak of war, save the honor of the President -- and expose the traitors within...A powerful profile of America's defense intelligence, and crisis management tech nology,Tom Clancy's Op-Center is the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik -- inspiring thi's and other gripping audiobooks.


Summary

Paul Hood and Mike Rodgers head the covert National Crisis Management Center, better known as Op-Center. They must stop a cabal of government officials attempting to start a new war in order to generate new business for certain private interests. The first step in this plot: Remove the President from office by convincing everyone - including the President himself - that he's going insane.


Author Notes

Tom Clancy was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 12, 1947. He graduated with a degree in English from Loyola College in 1969, became an insurance agent, and in 1973 became the owner of an insurance agency. It was not until 1980 that he started writing novels.

His works include Red Storm Rising, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, Dead or Alive, and Threat Vector. His books The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and Clear and Present Danger were adapted into major motion pictures. He also wrote nonfiction books including Into the Storm: A Study in Command, Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, Airborne, and Reality Check: What's Going on Out There? He died on October 2, 2013 at the age of 66. His last book, Command Authority, co-authored with Mark Greaney, was published posthumously in December 2013 and made the New York Times bestseller list.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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