Built for Adventure: The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt (Hardcover)

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A photographic tour through Clive Cussler's outstanding collection of antique automobiles, including those featured in his #1 New York Timesbestselling Dirk Pitt series.
Fans of Clive Cussler's bestselling Dirk Pitt series know that his hero has a soft spot for rare and classic automobiles...and that the vehicles that appear in the novels are actually part of Cussler's own vast collection. Through stunning color photographs and warm, informative commentary, fans of Cussler and Pitt can see fifty-six of these automobiles in all their glory, and learn about the history and acquisition of each classic car. Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Touring . . . Mercedes-Benz 630K . . . Duesenberg J-140 . . . Cadillac V-16 Roadster . . . Ford Cabriolet Hot Rod . . . Packard V-12 . . . it's a car lover's paradise

About the Author


Clive Cussler is the author or coauthor of more than fifty previous books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt(r), NUMA(r) Files, Oregon Files, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. His nonfiction works include Built for Adventure The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, plus The Sea Hunters and The Sea Hunters II; these describe the true adventures of the real NUMA, which, led by Cussler, searches for lost ships of historic significance. With his crew of volunteers, Cussler has discovered more than sixty ships, including the long-lost Confederate ship Hunley. He lives in Colorado and Arizona
Product Details
ISBN: 9780399158100
ISBN-10: 0399158103
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Publication Date: October 27th, 2011
Pages: 226
Language: English