Written by the author of "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games", this is another thriller featuring Jack Ryan and includes technical detail, military operations suspense and action - in which Ryan must counter a Japanese businessman's plot to undermine the USA by economic change.
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Razio Yamata is one of Japan's most influential industrialists, and part of a relatively small cabal who exert tremendous authority in the Pacific Rim's economic powerhouse. He has devised a plan to cripple America's pre-eminent standing, humble the U.S. military and elevate Japan to a position of dominance on the world stage. Yamata's motivation lies in his desire to pay off a Debt of Honour to his parents and to the country he feels is responsible for their deaths: America. All he needs is a catalyst to set his plan in motion. When the faulty gas tank on one Tennessee family's car leads to their fiery death, an opportunistic U.S. congressman uses the occasion to rush a new trade law through the system. The law is designed to squeeze Japan economically. Instead, it provides Yamata with the leverage he needs to put his plan into action. As Yamata's plan begins to unfold, it becomes clear to the world that someone is launching a fully integrated operation against the United States. There's only one man to find out who the culprit is: Jack Ryan, the new president's National Security Advisor.Review:
From the reviews of Debt of Honour:
‘Tom Clancy’s latest magnum opus – another blockbuster.’
‘With the grip of a born storyteller, Clancy casts a potent spell.’
‘Tom Clancy’s mammoth new thriller is a convoluted cracker.’
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Book Description Harper Collins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002245779
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