Crescent Dawn (Dirk Pitt, Book 21) by Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler

By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler

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Dirk Pitt returns within the notable new novel from the number 1 manhattan Times--bestselling author.

In A.D. 327, a Roman galley slightly escapes a pirate assault with its remarkable shipment. In 1916, a British warship mysteriously explodes in the midst of the North Sea. right this moment, a cluster of significant mosques in Turkey and Egypt are wracked via explosions. Does something tie them together?

NUMA director Dirk Pitt is set to determine, as Roman artifacts came across in Turkey and Israel unnervingly hook up with the increase of a fundamentalist stream made up our minds to revive the honor of the Ottoman Empire, and to the life of a mysterious "manifest," misplaced some time past, which if found back . . . simply could switch the historical past of the area as we all know it.

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Although we try to make our maps as accurate as possible, errors can occur. If you have suggestions for improvement or places that should be included, please let us know. Page xv ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks go out to Ivy O'Neal, Ernestine L. Harrigan, Gar Smith, Catherine Taylor, Frank H. Davis, Jr. (St. Thomas updates), Ann Eaton, Joyce and Jim Hurd, Don Near, Tom Oat, Peggy Mahoney, Longin Kaczmarsky, Dean Morgan, Mark Ferdschneider, Nadine Battle, Monica Allen, Elizabeth Armstrong, Kenneth Blake, Beverly Nicholson, VINP ranger Chuck Weikert, Wayne Kafscak, Mary Jo Ryan, Nick Trotter, Liz Covert, Nicholas Drayton, Janet Foster, Gaffert Potter, William Cissel, Don Wilford, Susan Ivy, and editor Lissa K.

Christening the island Santa Cruz (Holy Cross), he anchored in Salt River Bay. After putting ashore in a small boat, the island's first tourists made the village rounds. On the way back, Columbus' boat, seeking captives, attacked a canoe full of Caribs, who immediately fled at the strange sight of white men, firing arrows to cover their escape. " Continuing on his voyage, Columbus and his men passed a great number of islands, cluster after cluster, some verdant, others naked and sterile. The many islands, with their combinations of glistening white and azure rocks, were, he supposed, filled with jewels and precious stones.

The Spanish consume them raw, boiled, in gratinés, or in soups. In Barbados they are called "sea eggs," and the Japanese eat their guts raw as sushi. Although a disease in recent years has devastated the sea urchin population, they are making a comeback. If a sea urchin spine breaks off inside your finger or toe, don't try to remove it; you can't. You might try the cure people use in New Guinea. Use a blunt object to mash up the spine inside your skin so that it will be absorbed naturally. Then dip the wound in urine; the ammonia helps to trigger the process of disintegration.

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