An iron and guts tale about an undersea world most readers are only vaguely aware exists clive cussler. Tom clancy the hunt for red october first edition, first. The hunt for red october first edition tom clancy 1st printing. Collecting the hunt for red october by clancy, tom first. When he explained that none other than sir sean connery would play a crucial part, i immediately grew red in the face and hurled my glass of scotch into the fire quite dramatically.
The hunt for red october questions and answers discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on the hunt for red. Hunt for red october by tom clancy, signed abebooks. Since the publication of the hunt for red october, tom clancy established an. They are not actual photos of the physical item for sale and should not be relied upon as a basis for edition or condition. A dirty harbor tug pushed his submarines bow around to the north, facing down the channel. The musical score of the hunt for red october was composed and conducted by basil poledouris. The hunt for red october by tom clancy and a great selection of related books. Mar 09, 2017 in this video, i explain the basic details of this book, the prosish and the cons. It was the first fiction that the naval institute had knowingly or admittedly published. The hunt for red october is the runaway bestseller that launched tom clancys phenomenal career. His books, the hunt for red october, patriot games, clear and present danger, and the sum of all fears have been made into major motion pictures.
The hunt for red october by tom clancy book club edition. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. I remember the bloated cheap hardback editions that still weigh down my bookshelves. This copy is signed by tom clancy directly on the title pagesignature onlynot inscribed. He lives in maryland where he is a coowner of the baltimore orioles. The hunt for red october tom clancy books tell you why, inc. The hunt for red october is a superbly crafted novel. But fortunately there are several other ways to tell the first edition from the book club edition we have observed. The pace was slower since you have to fit a movie into 90120 minutes.
The hunt for red october is a 1990 american submarine spythriller film directed by john mctiernan, produced by mace neufeld, and starring sean connery, alec baldwin, scott glenn, james earl jones, and sam neill. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. There matters might have rested, except that someone handed a copy to the fortieth president, who then at the zenith of his great parabola gave it an. The hunt for red october special collectors edition dvd. It states it is a book club edition at the bottom of the cover on the inside. The photos displayed within our listings are stock photos provided by ebay and the publisher as a visual aid. Because there is no price on first edition hunt for red october dust jacket, it can be confused for a book club edition if that alone is the criteria being considered. The hunt for red october 1990 was the first of clancys novels to be reincarnated for the movies. I have to say i saw the movie, hunt for red october first. Notice too that the words red october on the first edition are a dark red, while the same words on the book club edition are a much brighter red. For example, the information in our guide for tom clancys the hunt for red october s dust jacket is presented as follows. Buy the hunt for red october by tom clancy online at alibris. The question dealers are so often asked is, how much is my book worth. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to have been debriefed by the white house.
The submarine in this story is a very much advanced and impressive piece of work. The hunt for red october was written by tom clancy and published in 1984. Tom clancy gave birth to the techno thriller with this book his first novel. Tom clancy the hunt for red october first book club edition. Hunt for red october by john mctiernan john mctiernan. Knowing that a book is a first edition is only the first step in estimating the books value.
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The hunt for red october movie tiein by tom clancy. Tom clancy the hunt for red october 1st book club edition. The hunt for red october by tom clancy first edition points. Captain first rank marko ramius of the soviet navy was dressed for the arctic conditions normal to the northern fleet submarine base at polyarnyy. A lithuanian submarine commander for the soviet navy, ramius is captaining the red october, a typhoonclass nuclear submarine. The hunt for red october, special edition with new color grade. Making of the hunt for red october behind the scenes. Haley i just finished the hunt for red october and i am about as far away from a military. The hunt for red october by tom clancy 2nd printing 1984. From that day forward, clancy established himself as an undisputed master at blending. A military thriller so accurate and convincing that the author was rumoured to have been debriefed by the white house. I mean, if this book has any linkrelevance with its previous two installments.
The hunt for red october popularised the technothriller genre. Robbed of much of the book s cold war appeal by the time of its release, the movie was nonetheless embraced by american audiences. The newest and the very important features are included in this submarine like the. Dust jackets first appeared in the late 1800s, usually as simple brown wrappers with minimal printing, and were typically discarded shortly after a book was purchased. Buy the hunt for red october by clancy, tom from amazons fiction books store. Haley i just finished the hunt for red october and i am about as far away from a military aficionado as you can get. There was definitely a lot ofmore i just finished the hunt for red october and i am about as far away from a military aficionado as you can get. The hunt for red october true first printing, in first issue jacket author clancy, tom formatbinding hardcover book condition used very good condition jacket condition near very good dust jacket edition first printing of the first true edition binding hardcover isbn 10 0870212850 isbn 9780870212857 publisher naval institute press place. A soundtrack album composed of ten melodies was released on june 12, 1990.
The hunt for red october true first printing, in first. The hunt for red october by tom clancy signed agents copy very mild bump on the bottom of the spine. Hunt for red october by john mctiernan john mctiernan, sean. Very good condition in chipped, slightly soiled dustjacket, unpriced with. The hunt for red october the hunt for red october audiobook, by tom clancy. This is a subject that is rarely covered in price guides yet is critical in estimating a book s value. First edition sixth printingan early printing considering how many times this title has gone to reprint. A study in command, every man a tiger, and battle ready. Though books like firefox had similar focus on sophisticated technology, clancy presented facts in such minute detail in the hunt for red october that critics described it as containing as much technical information about submarines and undersea warfare as a naval academy. Somewhere under the freezing atlantic, a soviet sub. The hunt for red october, jack ryan novels by tom clancy. The hunt for red october by tom clancy free download. His bestselling books include the hunt for red october, debt of honour, mission of honour, executive orders, the bear and the dragon, cold war, red rabbit, rainbow six, the teeth of the tiger and cutting edge.
Please contact us via ebay messages if you have any. The movie version of the hunt for red october is one of my favorite movies. The hunt for red october tom clancy first edition signed rare. The hunt for red october launched clancys successful career as a novelist, especially after thenu. There was definitely a lot of information that was a little over my head, and i found myself backing up to reread sections to make. Information on buying and collecting the hunt for red october by clancy, tom with a guide to first edition identification, points of issue and price and publication history. It depicts soviet submarine captain marko ramius as he seemingly goes rogue with his countrys cuttingedge ballistic missile submarine red october, and marks the first appearance of clancys most popular fictional character jack ryan, an analyst working for the central. Inside youll find 30 daily lessons, 20 fun activities, 180 multiple choice questions, 60 short essay questions, 20 essay questions, quizzeshomework assignments, tests, and more. Tom clancys famous first novel about marko ramiuss attempt to defect to the us with the experimental nuclear submarine red october during the cold war. Robbed of much of the books cold war appeal by the time of its release, the movie was nonetheless embraced by american audiences. The true first edition of the hunt for red october is 9. It is a principle of diplomacy that one must know something of the truth in order to lie convincingly. The hunt for red october by tom clancy book the fast free shipping. Director, john mctiernan helms this impressively mounted superproduction that, despite its dated cold war themes, continues to hold up spectacularly well under todays scrutiny.
It has each and every latest technology installed in it. The paperback edition was very thick with small type. It is the first installment of the jack ryan film series the story is set during the late cold war. Its 1984, and marko alexandrovich ramius finds himself working for a totalitarian government much like the ones portrayed in the book of the same name. First edition criteria and points to identify the hunt for red october. Seventh printing, signed presentation copy, from the author to the publishers onetime dramatic rights agent. Oct 28, 1984 i first discovered the hunt for red october when the late, great tom clancy, informed me that the source material would be converted to film in the summer of 89. A huge commercial and critical success, it is often mentioned as one of the best spy novels of all time. The red october captain first rank marko ramius of the soviet navy was dressed for the arctic conditions normal to the northern fleet submarine base at polyarnyy. Dont miss the original series tom clancys jack ryan starring john krasinski. The name of the book the hunt for red october clearly shows the name of the submarine which is the red october.
The hunt for red october signed classic first editions. The hunt for red october lesson plans for teachers. The next step is deciding if the book has the proper dust jacket. The hunt for red october by tom clancy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The book is a lot different to the film,then again, i enjoyed that too. So i thought id give it a try and see how the original novel was changed when converted into a movie. President ronald reagan remarked that he had enjoyed reading the book. Since then, the book has become instrumental in bringing the book genre of techno. Naval institute press, 1984 hardcover book club edition. The characters are well drawn and credible, plot is satisfyingly convoluted, and the density of technical detail provides the authenticity that one expects in a top rank technothriller. In last months bookthink article i discussed first edition points for books. Signed by the author directly on the halftitle page not on a bookplate.
Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. For example, the information in our guide for tom clancys the hunt for red octobers dust jacket is presented as follows. The hunt for red october by tom clancy book club edition ebay. Published in 1984, the hunt for red october follows a soviet. Tom clancy the hunt for red october first book club edition naval institute 1984. A tight and clean unread copyprotected by a new clear acrylic dustjacket covering. In this video, i explain the basic details of this book, the prosish and the cons. A namesake film adaptation was released on march 2, 1990, and several computer and video games based on the book have been developed. Also availble as an audio edition from audible via amazon. A contemplative thriller by early 1990s standards, the hunt for red october was the first movie based on the successful jack ryan novels of tom clancy. Only seen in passing, very hard to see unless youre looking for it. The hunt for red october is the first book in the series. Unclear of his motives and fearing a nuclear launch, the protagonist jack ryan attempts to track the nearly untraceable vessel as it nears the east coast. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a closed tear.
The hunt for red october, special edition with new color grade and depth of field by todd vaziri. The hunt for red october here is the runaway bestseller that launched tom clancys phenomenal career. Tom clancy the hunt for red october 1st book club edition 1984. Collecting the hunt for red october by clancy, tom first edition.
He was also the author of ssn and the nonfiction books submarine, armoured. The film is an adaptation of tom clancys 1984 bestselling novel of the same name. However, the book club edition is smaller than the first printing, which should. From that day forward, clancy established himself as an undisputed master at. Got hold of this paperback neatly packed original edition at a amazingly low price. Hunt for red october author tom clancy has died at 66 view photos the lifelong maryland resident wrote a series of bestselling spy novels, many of which became the basis of movie scripts. It was the basis for a successful movie starring sean connery and alec baldwin. The hunt for red october theme tom clancy tom clancy born in baltimore maryland 1947 got a degree from loyola college ran an insurance company best known for his technically detailed military science books the author portrays the stress and conflict for political leaders the. A man drinks his coffee from a mug shaped like the torsobreastpubic area of a naked woman. The hunt for red october, his first title, had a very small run published by the naval institute press. Clancy was the cofounder of red storm entertainment, a video. I recommend this book to anybody interested in everything naval. First edition points dust jackets and the hunt for red.1406 1297 415 1127 892 128 860 626 920 17 854 592 173 1665 669 821 1361 207 847 1650 573 153 1109 1108 1228 1416 124 1321