Clive Cussler

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General Information

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Name: Clive Cussler

Pen Name: None

Born: 1931 in Aurora, Illinois

Website: clive-cussler-books.com

Facebook: http://clive-cussler-books.com/facebook-clive-cussler/

Twitter: http://clive-cussler-books.com/twitter-clive-cussler/

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Photo Credit: Rob Greer


Illinois Connection

Cussler was born in Aurora.

Biographical and Professional Information

Clive Cussler, the Grand Master of Adventure, grew up in Alhambra, California. He later attended Pasadena City College for two years, but then enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War where he served as an aircraft mechanic and flight engineer in the Military Air Transport Service. Upon his discharge, he became a copywriter and later creative director for two leading ad agencies. At that time, he wrote and produced radio and television commercials that won numerous international awards one at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

Clive Cussler began writing in 1965 and published his first novel featuring Dirk Pitt® in 1973. He currently resides in Colorado and Arizona.

Published Works

Adventure Book Series:

The Dirk Pitt Adventures

  • The Mediterranean Caper: Book #1, Penguin, 1973
  • Iceberg: Book #2, Penguin, 1975
  • Raise The Titanic!: Book #3, Penguin, 1976
  • Vixen 03: Book #4, Random House, 1978
  • Night Probe!: Book #5, Random House, 1981
  • Pacific Vortex!: Book #6, Random House, 1983
  • Deep Six: Book #7, Pocket Books, 1984
  • Cyclops: Book #8, Pocket Books, 1986
  • Treasure: Book #9, Pocket Books, 1988
  • Dragon: Book #10, Pocket Books, 1990
  • Sahara: Book #11, Pocket Star, 1992
  • Inca Gold: Book #12, Pocket Star, 1994
  • Shock Wave: Book #13, Pocket Star, 1996
  • Flood Tide: Book #14, Pocket Star, 1997
  • Atlantis Found: Book #15, Penguin, 1999
  • Valhalla Rising: Book #16, Penguin, 2001
  • Trojan Odyssey: Book #17, Penguin, 2003
  • Black Wind: Book #18, Penguin, 2004
  • Treasure of Khan: Book #19, Penguin, 2006
  • Arctic Drift: Book #20, Penguin, 2008
  • Crescent Dawn: Book #21, Penguin, 2010
  • Poseidon's Arrow: Book #22, Penguin, 2012
  • Havana Storm: Book #23, Putnam, 2014
  • Odessa Sea: Book #24, Putnam, 2016 - written with Dirk Cussler

The Oregon Files

  • Golden Buddha: Book #1, Penguin, 2003 - written with Craig Dirgo
  • Sacred Stone: Book #2, Penguin, 2004 - written with Craig Dirgo
  • Dark Watch: Book #3, Penguin, 2005 - written with Jack Du Brul
  • Skeleton Coast: Book #4, Penguin, 2006 - written with Jack Du Brul
  • Plague Ship: Book #5, Penguin, 2008 - written with Jack Du Brul
  • Corsair: Book #6, Penguin, 2009 - written with Jack Du Brul
  • The Silent Sea: Book #7, Penguin, 2010 - written with Jack Du Brul
  • The Jungle: Book #8, Penguin, 2011 - written with Jack Du Brul
  • Mirage: Book #9, Penguin, 2013 - written with jack Du Brul
  • Piranha: Book #10, Putnam, 2016 - written with Boyd Morrison
  • The Emperor's Revenge: Book #11, Putnam, 2016 - written with Boyd Morrison

The Numa Files

  • The Serpent: Book #1, Pocket Books, 1996 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • Blue Gold: Book #2, Pocket Books, 2000 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • Fire Ice: Book #3, Penguin, 2002 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • White Death: Book #4, Penguin, 2003 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • Lost City: Book #5, Penguin 2004 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • Polar Shift: Book #6, Penguin 2005 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • The Navigator: Book #7, Penguin 2007 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • Medusa: Book #8, Penguin, 2009 - written with Paul Kemprecos
  • The Devil's Gate: Book #9, Penguin, 2011 - written with Graham Brown
  • The Storm: Book #10, Penguin, 2012 - written with Graham Brown
  • Zero Hour: Book #11, Penguin, 2013 - written with Graham Brown
  • Ghost Ship: Book #12, Penguin, 2014 - written with Graham Brown
  • The Pharaoh's Secret: Book #13, Putnam, 2016 - written with Graham Brown

Isaac Bell

  • The Chase: Book #1, Penguin, 2007
  • The Wrecker: Book #2, Penguin, 2009 - written with Justin Scott
  • The Spy: Book #3, Penguin, 2010 - written with Justin Scott
  • The Race: Book #4, Penguin, 2011 - written with Justin Scott
  • The Thief: Book #5, Penguin, 2012 - written with Justin Scott
  • The Striker: Book #6, Penguin, 2013 - written with Justin Scott
  • The Bootlegger: Book #7, Penguin, 2014 - written with Justin Scott
  • The Assassin: Book #8, Penguin, 2015 - written with Justin Scott
  • The Gangster: Book #9, Putnam, 2016 - written with Justin Scott

Fargo Adventures

  • Spartan Gold: Book #1, 2009 - written with Grant Blackwood
  • Lost Empire: Book #2, 2010 - written with Grant Blackwood
  • The Kingdom: Book #3, 2011 - written with Grant Blackwood
  • The Tombs: Book #4, 2012 - written with Thomas Perry
  • The Mayan Secrets: Book #5, 2013 - written with Thomas Perry
  • The Eye of Heaven: Book #6, 2014 - written with Russell Blake
  • The Solomon Curse: Book #7, Putnam, 2015 - written with Russell Blake
  • Pirate: Book #8, Putnam, 2016 - written with Robin Burcell


Non-Fiction Books:

  • The Sea Hunters, Pocket Books, 1996 - written with Craig Dirgo
  • Dirk Pitt Revealed, Pocket Books, 1998 - written with Craig Dirgo
  • The Sea Hunters II, Pocket Books, 2002 - written with Craig Dirgo
  • Built for Adventure, Putnam, 2011
  • Built to Thrill, Putnam, 2016


Children's Fantasy Books:

  • The Adventures of Vin Fiz, Puffin Books, 2007
  • The Adventure's of Hotsy Totsy, Philomel, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Mediterranean Caper (Dirk Pitt Adventure)

ISBN: 0425197395
Release Date: 2004-04-06

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Night Probe!: A Dirk Pitt Adventure

ISBN: 0553394924
Release Date: 2014-11-11

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Sahara: A Dirk Pitt Adventure

ISBN: 1439135681
Release Date: 2009-06-30

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Trojan Odyssey (Dirk Pitt Adventure)

ISBN: 0425199320
Release Date: 2004-11-30

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The Silent Sea (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)

ISBN: 1410421945
Release Date: 2010-03-09

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White Death (The NUMA Files)

ISBN: 0425195457
Release Date: 2004-05-25

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Medusa (Kurt Austin, Bk 8)

ISBN: 0425235092
Release Date: 2010-05-25

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The Storm (The NUMA Files)

ISBN: 042525965X
Release Date: 2013-05-28

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The Thief (An Isaac Bell Adventure)

ISBN: 0425259293
Release Date: 2013-03-05

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Pirate (A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure)

ISBN: 0399183973
Release Date: 2016-09-13

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)


External Links

Clive Cussler on WorldCat

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