Patriot Games by Tom Clancy audiobook

Patriot Games

By Tom Clancy
Read by Scott Brick

Random House Audio

The Jack Ryan Series: Book 1

22.06 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780307934642

It is fall. CIA analyst Jack Ryan, historian and former Marine, is vacationing in London with his wife and young daughter. Suddenly, right before his eyes, a terrorist group launches its deadly attack. Instinctively, he dives forward to break it up, and is shot. It is not until he wakes up in the hospital that he learns whose lives he has saved -- the Duke and Duchess of Kent. By his impulsive act, he has gained both the gratitude of a nation and the enmity of its most dangerous men -- men who do not sit on their hate. Patriot Games is a prequel to The Hunt for Red October and has all the excitement and energy of Clancy's famous first book.

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Summary

Summary

A #1 New York Times bestseller

A Strand Magazine Pick for Top 10 CIA Novels

It is fall. CIA analyst Jack Ryan, historian and former Marine, is vacationing in London with his wife and young daughter. Suddenly, right before his eyes, a terrorist group launches its deadly attack.

Instinctively, he dives forward to break it up, and is shot. It is not until he wakes up in the hospital that he learns whose lives he has saved -- the Duke and Duchess of Kent.

By his impulsive act, he has gained both the gratitude of a nation and the enmity of its most dangerous men -- men who do not sit on their hate.

Patriot Games is a prequel to The Hunt for Red October and has all the excitement and energy of Clancy's famous first book.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Ambitious, daring...as spectacular as any thriller ever. Minneapolis Star Tribune
A high-pitch of excitement. The Wall Street Journal
He constantly taps the current world situation for its imminent dangers and spins them into an engrossing tale. The New York Times Book Review
A brilliant describer of events. The Washington Post
No one can equal his talent for making military electronics and engineering intelligible and exciting...He remains the best! Houston Chronicle
A bang-up climax. The Washington Post
A novel that crackles! The New York Times
“A high pitch of excitement!” Wall Street Journal
“A novel that crackles!” New York Times
“A bang-up climax!” Washington Post
“Ambitious, daring…as spectacular as any thriller ever.” Minneapolis Star Tribune
“This is one of the most personal stories Clancy has told about Ryan and, in my opinion, one of his best.” Strand Magazine
“Clancy demonstrates once again that he is a master of a genre he seems to have created—the technico-military thriller…Clancy spins a marvelously tense yarn that will appeal to his legion of fans.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Tom Clancy

Author Bio: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy (1947–2013) was the author of numerous #1 New York Times bestselling novels, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Red Rabbit, Teeth of the Tiger, and Red Storm Rising. His nonfiction work includes Into the Storm: A Study in Command, Every Man a Tiger, and Battle Ready. Clancy was the co-founder of Red Storm Entertainment, a video game developing company responsible for the successful Rainbow Six series, Ghost Recon series, Splinter Cell series, and others.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 22.06
Audience: Adult
Language: English