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Beschreibung bei Amazon Tom Clancy Biography: The quintessential spy novelist, Tom Clancy is a living legend among crime-fiction, thriller, and espionage writers alike. Born in just as tensions with the Soviet Union were heating up, Clancy centered many of his books on Cold War espionage.
Clancy did not immediately enter into the writing field as he first became a successful insurance salesman. When not writing, Tom Clancy spends his downtime taking in ball games at Camden Yards where he is a part owner of the Baltimore Orioles. Clancy is an active advocate for Republican and conservative issues in America.
He has made frequent guest appearances on conservative radio and television shows. Many of his books are dedicated to famous right-wing politicians and carry subject lines straight from the news. Currently, Clancy resides in Baltimore County where he lives with his wife.
Tom Clancy passed away on October 1st, It is believed it was due to heart issues. Clancy had written over fiction and non-fiction books in his lifetime.
His novels have been published around the world and have been met with many awards. Four of his novel have been made into extremely successful movies. The four novels are: InClancy created his own video game company that produced many successful games.
One example is the video game entitled Sum of All Fears. This first-person shooter game has a plot based on the same novel. Consequently, his novels are famous for their character and plot development that carry from one book to the next.
Quite possibly his most famous books are those written about Jack Ryan. Before joining academia, Ryan was born in Baltimore where he attended Boston College and joined the Marines.
During his time with the Marines, Ryan was injured in a helicopter crash that caused him to retire from the military. However, we quickly learn that Ryan is much more than just a paper pusher as he foils an assassination attempt against the Royal Family while vacationing in London in the novel Patriot Games.
With each new Jack Ryan novel the reader is introduced to his family and are able to witness him age in each book. Not only does Clancy write fiction novels, but also he writes non-fiction books. Tom Clancy has written non-fiction books that takes the reader on a guided tour of submarines, fighter planes, air craft carriers, Special Forces, and a Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Red October is a Soviet submarine that has the capability to be completely undetectable by sonar. Consequently, the submarine could cross into American waters without anyone knowing.
Once in US territory, the submarine could launch a nuclear strike against America without any warning. The commander of the submarine wants to defenct to the United States because he is angry with the Russian government over the death of his wife. In the novel, Clancy introduces us to his famous fictional character Jack Ryan.
Ryan immediately recognizes the strategic importance of capturing this Soviet submarine and convinces the US military to offer the commander and his crew asylum. Quickly, the Soviets learn of the US involvement and send their military to intercept the submarine.
As the plot thickens, Ryan must protect the submarine to prevent the US from being attacked.
With suspense on every page, readers will be unable to put down this book. This novel is one of only three stand alone books written by Clancy. In the US, this act of aggression against a vital asset is seen as an act of war.
The novel tells the story of increasing tensions between the US and the Soviet Union with only one being able to emerge victorious.
Clancy did a masterful job of writing a novel that was plausible and containing historical facts that made the book relevant to his readers. Tom Clancy is a living legend among writers of all genres. His novels have been met with critical acclaim and praise throughout the world.#5 Tom Clancy Net Worth- $ Million Thomas Leo Clancy, Jr.
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