The Resource The cruiser, David Poyer

The cruiser, David Poyer

Label
The cruiser
Title
The cruiser
Statement of responsibility
David Poyer
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Newly-promoted to Captain, Dan Lenson's first glimpse of his command is of a ship literally high and dry. The USS Savo Island, which carries a classified, never-before-deployed missile defense system, has run aground on an exposed sandbar off Naples. Captain Lenson has to relieve the ship's disgraced skipper and deploy on a secret mission--Operation Stellar Shield--which will take his ship and crew into the dangerous waters bordering the Middle East. As a climate of war builds between Israel and Iraq, with threats of nuclear and chemical weapons, Dan has to rally Savo Island's demoralized crew, confront a mysterious death on board ship, while learning to operate a complex missile system that has not been battle tested. But when the conflict reaches a climax, Dan is forced to make a decision that may cost hundreds of thousands of innocent lives--or may save them, but at the cost of his ship and his career.Filled with dramatic sea adventure, authentic weapons and technology, and distinguished by Poyer's deep understanding of duty and the moral choices made in combat, The Cruiser is the fourteenth novel to feature Dan Lenson in military service that carries him throughout the world"--
  • "Newly-promoted to captain, Dan Lenson's first glimpse of his command is of a ship literally high and dry. The USS Savo Island, which carries a classified, never-before-deployed missile defense system, has run aground on an exposed sandbar off Naples. Captain Lenson has to relieve the ship's disgraced skipper and deploy on a secret mission--Operation Stellar Shield--which will take his ship and crew into the dangerous waters bordering the Middle East"--
Member of
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Poyer, David
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.O978
LC item number
C78 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Tales of the modern Navy
  • Dan Lenson series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lenson, Dan (Fictitious character)
  • United States
  • Special operations (Military science)
Label
The cruiser, David Poyer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Dan Lenson novel"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781250020581
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014025170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn869263762
  • 692737
Label
The cruiser, David Poyer
Publication
Note
"A Dan Lenson novel"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781250020581
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014025170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn869263762
  • 692737

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