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Ship of Gold

(1982)
A novel by

 
 
This taut thriller provides the behind-the-scenes reality of the national security system at work --the CIA, the Oval Office, the Pentagon, and the National Security Council -- and is must-reading for fans of Tom Clancy and W.E.B. Griffin.
In 1945, the U.S. submarine Tigerfish mistakenly torpedoed and sunk a Japanese merchant ship. Reportedly carrying supplies to allied POWs, the ship had been given safe passage, but was actually a cunning ruse devised by a powerful secret society to transport tons of gold out of Japan under the very eyes of the enemy. Some thirty years later, the captain of the Tigerfish is murdered in Washington. As the CIA launches its investigation into his death, a race to raise the ship and recover its treasure begins, which mounts to an international incident involving the U.S., China, the Soviet Union and Japan.

Genre: Thriller    

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Hardback Editions

March 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ship of Gold
Author(s): Thomas B Allen, Norman Polmar
ISBN: 0-02-597980-9 / 978-0-02-597980-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co
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March 1984 : USA Hardback

Title: Ship of Gold
Author(s): Thomas Allen
ISBN: 0-06-038017-9 / 978-0-06-038017-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ship of Gold: A Novel
Author(s): Thomas B Allen, Norman Polmar
ISBN: 1-59114-072-2 / 978-1-59114-072-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
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1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ship of Gold
Author(s): Thomas B Allen, Norman Polmar
ISBN: 0-586-20411-3 / 978-0-586-20411-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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November 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ship of Gold
Author(s): Thomas B Allen, Norman Polmar
ISBN: 0-312-91123-8 / 978-0-312-91123-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ship of Gold: A Novel
Author(s): Thomas B Allen, Norman C Polmar
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
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