The bear and the dragon: Jack Ryan Series, Book 11
In The Bear and the Dragon, the future is very near at hand indeed.
Newly elected in his own right, Jack Ryan has found that being President has gotten no easier: domestic pitfalls await him at every turn; there's a revolution in Liberia; the Asian economy is going down the tubes; and now, in Moscow, someone may have tried to take out the chairman of the SVR--the former KGB--with a rocket-propelled grenade. Things are unstable enough in Russia without high-level assassination, but even more disturbing may be the identities of the potential assassins. Were they political enemies, the Russian Mafia, or disaffected former KGB? Or, Ryan wonders, is something far more dangerous at work here?
Ryan is right. For even while he dispatches his most trusted eyes and ears, including black ops specialist John Clark, to find out the truth of the matter, forces in China are moving ahead with a plan of truly audacious proportions. If they succeed, the world as we know it will never look the same. If they fail...the consequences will be unspeakable.
Blending the exceptional realism and authenticity that are his hallmarks with intricate plotting, razor-sharp suspense, and a remarkable cast of characters, this is Clancy at his best--and there is none better.
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|Last Indexed||2018-05-23 23:46:26PM|
|author||Clancy, Tom, 1947-2013.|
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President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller.
A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism specialist John Clark—to Moscow, for he fears the worst is yet to come. And he's right. The attempt has left the already unstable Russia vulnerable to ambitious forces in China eager to fulfill their destiny—and change the face of the world as we know it...
From the Paperback edition.
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|isbn||9780307934697, 9780375430695, 9781101002322|
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|series||Jack Ryan and John Clark novels|
|series_with_volume||Jack Ryan and John Clark novels|11|
|subject_facet||International relations -- Fiction, Large type books, Presidents -- United States -- Fiction, Ryan, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, World politics -- Fiction|
|title_display||The bear and the dragon|
|title_full||The Bear and the Dragon Jack Ryan Series, Book 11, The bear and the dragon / by Tom Clancy|
|title_short||The bear and the dragon|
|title_sub||Jack Ryan Series, Book 11|
|topic_facet||Fiction, International relations, Large type books, Presidents, Ryan, Jack (Fictitious character), Thriller, World politics|