The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy

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The #1 New York Times bestseller in hardcover, on the list for 24 weeks!President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known, in Tom Clancy's extraordinary new novel….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...


About Tom Clancy

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Tom Clancy is the world's favorite international thriller author. Starting with "The Hunt For Red October", all of Mr. Clancy's books have hit #1 on the "New York Times" bestseller list. Mr. Clancy lives in Maryland and owns an interest in the Baltimore Orioles.
Published January 20, 2009 by Berkley. 1052 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, War, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Political & Social Sciences, History, Horror. Fiction

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Clancy (Carrier, 1999, etc.) weighs in with his latest doorstop/thriller about international intrigue.

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""Klingons"" is how hero Jack Ryan describes the villainsDthe Communist Chinese PolitburoDof Clancy's mammoth new novel;

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In fact, Ben Affleck has signed to take over the Ryan franchise with an adaptation of an earlier, pre-presidential novel, ''The Sum of All Fears.'' The 28 year old Affleck won't be old enough to occupy the White House until 2007, but it'll probably take that long to boil down a 1,028 page book in...

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Now, in Tom Clancy's eighth book featuring Jack Ryan, Ryan is finally president in his own right after winning a sweeping election.

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