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The Hunt for Red October

by Tom Clancy

Paperback, 654 pages, Berkley Pub Group, List Price: $9.99 |

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Tom Clancy's first bestseller is a tense Cold War standoff in which the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. race to track down a runaway nuclear sub whose captain has decided to defect.

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Tom Clancy, seen here in 2010, was an insurance agent before publishing The Hunt For Red October in 1984. David Burnett hide caption

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Tom Clancy Dies, Left 'Indelible Mark' On Thriller Genre

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