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Title:
Op-Center, Call to treason
Author:
Clancy, Tom, 1947-2013.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Abridged.
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2004]

â„—2004
Physical Description:
4 audio discs (approximately 4.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Tom Clancy is an unstoppable force in fiction, nonfiction, and even on the silver screen. Now listeners can take a journey with America's most proficient covert team as they struggle to avoid full-fledged war in Clancy's latest edge-of-your-seat thriller. Tom Clancy's newest Op-Center [#11] is a gripping, powerful profile of America's defense, intelligence, and crisis management technology - from the master of the technological thriller. As with all of the titles in the series, elements of technology, diplomacy, military might, and espionage come together in an utterly believable - and sometimes prescient - manner that will leave listeners anxiously awaiting the next installment.
General Note:
Abridged.

Compact discs.
Language:
English
Genre:
ISBN:
9780743533423
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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When a short-sighted Congressional committee cuts Op-Center's budget, the first victim is General Mike Rodgers. But he may not be out of work for long. The dynamic senator Donald Orr is making a run for President as the head of his own third party -- and he's in the market for a strong military advisor. The only problem is that it's beginning to look like Orr's presidential run has a body count. And Rodgers must decide whether to jump on the bandwagon or tear it down -- with the rest of the Op-Center team...A powerful profile of America's defense, intelligence, and crisis management technology, Tom Clancy's Op-Center is the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik -- inspiring this and other gripping novels.


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An explosion in the Charleston Harbor of a Chinese freighter gives hint to an international threat. In this moment of crisis the U.S. government leans on the Op-Center to defend the nation's safety. The question is whether the Op-Center crisis management team are prepared for what lies ahead.


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)