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"Heart-stopping action. . . entertaining and eminently topical."
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The Hunt for Red OctoberThe Hunt for Red October

By Tom Clancy

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Somewhere under the Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision. The Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back.

And the most incredible chase in history is on . . .

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 Paperback | 480 pages | 1984 | isbn13: 9780425240335