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Tipping point : the war with China : the first salvo, David Poyer

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Tipping point : the war with China : the first salvo
Title
Tipping point
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the war with China : the first salvo
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David Poyer
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eng
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"Captain Dan Lenson is under fire both at sea, and in Washington. His command of the first antiballistic-missile-capable cruiser in the Fleet, USS Savo Island, is threatened when he's called home to testify before Congress. There, he must defend his controversial decision to prevent a massive retaliatory missile attack by Israel against civilian targets in the Mideast. Shaken by the near-end of his career, Lenson returns to command uncertain of his own future, but determined to do his best by a damaged ship and an increasingly divided crew. Ordered to the Indian Ocean, Savo cruises off East Africa, protecting shipping lanes from pirates. But this seemingly routine patrol turns ominous when an unknown assailant begins assaulting female crew members. But then, an explosive showdown begins between India and Pakistan...with Savo Island, and her unique but not yet fully battle-ready ability to intercept ballistic missiles, standing alone between two nations on the brink of the first theater nuclear war. Dan will have to battle tsunami driven seas, incoming weapons, and a quickly tilting balance of power, as China moves inexorably in her bid to displace America in the far Pacific. The fifteenth novel in David Poyer's acclaimed series of naval adventures featuring Dan Lenson, Tipping Point is an action-packed, utterly authentic story of duty, war, and the stress of command, by the most popular living author of American sea fiction"--Provided by publisher
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Title
Tipping point
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Summary
When tensions between India and Pakistan escalate to the point of nuclear war, Dan Lenson takes his damaged ship and fractious crew into the high-risk region only to be targeted by an unknown predator who is assaulting female crew members
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10458591
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.O978
LC item number
T57 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Tales of the modern Navy
Series volume
0015
Target audience
adult
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the war with China--the first salvo
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the war with China--the first salvo
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David Poyer
Tipping point : the war with China : the first salvo, David Poyer
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Tipping point : the war with China : the first salvo, David Poyer
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25 cm.
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First edition.
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425 pages
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9781250054432
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2015034714
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