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Overview

Africa becomes the battleground of twenty-first-century war. As fiber-optic cable is laid down around the continent, two entities fight to control it. One is UpLink Communications, headed by Roger Gordian. The Pan-African fiber-optic ring is his most ambitious‹and expensive‹endeavor to date.

His nemesis, Harlan Devane, is penetrating the network. Devane trades in black-market commodities with terrorists and rogue states, and the cable offers him unlimited access to a most valuable product: information. To ensure his success, Devane makes his move halfway around the world. He hits Gordian where it hurts‹and kidnaps his daughter.

Now, Gordian must trust his UpLink team as never before, as they fight on land and sea to save his daughter and turn the tables against DevaneŠonce and for all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743505826
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Series: Tom Clancy's Power Plays Series , #6
Edition description: Abridged, 4 cassettes, 5 hrs.
Product dimensions: 7.16(w) x 4.14(h) x 1.17(d)

About the Author

Tom Clancy was the author of eighteen #1 New York Times-bestselling novels. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the bestseller list after President Ronald Reagan pronounced it "the perfect yarn." Clancy was the undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He died in October 2013.

Hometown:

Huntingtown, Maryland

Date of Birth:

April 12, 1947

Date of Death:

October 1, 2013

Place of Birth:

Baltimore, Maryland

Education:

Loyola High School in Towson, Maryland, 1965; B.A. in English, Loyola College, 1969

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Africa becomes the battleground of twenty-first-century war. As fiber-optic cable is laid down around the continent, two entities fight to control it. One is UpLink Communications, headed by Roger Gordian. The Pan-African fiber-optic ring is his most ambitious‹and expensive‹endeavor to date.

His nemesis, Harlan Devane, is penetrating the network. Devane trades in black-market commodities with terrorists and rogue states, and the cable offers him unlimited access to a most valuable product: information. To ensure his success, Devane makes his move halfway around the world. He hits Gordian where it hurts‹and kidnaps his daughter.

Now, Gordian must trust his UpLink team as never before, as they fight on land and sea to save his daughter and turn the tables against DevaneŠonce and for all.

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