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The Jack Ryan agenda : policy and politics in the novels of Tom Clancy : an unauthorized analysis

Author: William Terdoslavich
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Jack Ryan Agenda places each of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels (from his bestselling debut with The Hunt for Red October to his latest, The Teeth of the Tiger) within the historical context of the U.S./international situation at the time each book was published." "The Clinton years are examined as well; during this time, Clancy occasionally embraced a "by any means necessary" modus operandi that included Special  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Tom Clancy; Tom Clancy; Tom Clancy; Tom Clancy
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Terdoslavich
ISBN: 0765312476 9780765312471
OCLC Number: 56794671
Description: 256 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Meet Jack Ryan --
Clancy's presidents --
Weapons : the right tools for the right plot --
Terminate with extreme prejudice : the role of killing --
Secondhand Clancy : Jack Ryan on the silver screen --
Light reading on the road to Reykjavík --
Afterword : famous last words.
Responsibility: William Terdoslavich.
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In the bestselling tradition of "The Biology of Star Trek" and "The Science of Superman, The Jack Ryan Agenda" explores this brand name dynamo's work in the context of the real world where patriot  Read more...

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