Cussler's plots ranged from the bold to the incredible.
In actual life, Cussler based his personal Nationwide Underwater and Marine Company and took part in dozens of searches for previous ships, together with one which turned up a steamship belonging to Cornelius Vanderbilt.
According to Cussler's website, his books were published in more than 40 languages in more than 100 countries. Among the many higher identified slogans he helped coin - "It's stronger than filth", for an Ajax laundry detergent marketing campaign.
Though he worked as a copywriter and creative director in the advertisement business, he spent his spare time researching and writing fiction. To conclude the post, she professed her love for her late husband and assured that his adventures were going to live on. So I was determined not to write about a detective, secret agent or undercover investigator or deal in murder mysteries.
Clive's novels are known for their adventure and villain-hero themes.
Cussler completed manuscripts for "Mediterranean Caper" and "Iceberg", however had no literary representative: so he developed one. Lampack agreed to tackle Cussler and remained with him lengthy after the creator confessed his charade.
It was a brilliant way for Cussler to do two things he loved at the same time - writing exciting detective novels and building his own classic auto collection. "I sat there waiting for the result, and he sat there blank for a minute, and then he laughed himself under the table".
The author and organization also found in 1984 the U-20 German submarine that sank the liner Lusitania in World War I and the Leopoldville troopship that sank with more than 800 soldiers onboard off of France in 1944.
Success swiftly followed with "Raise the Titanic!" in 1976, described by Kirkus as "overabundantly plotted" and with "a readership which won't stop to come up for air".
On top of Dirk Pitt novels, Cussler also wrote 17 novels in the NUMA Files series, which was part of the Dirk Pitt universe, but with a new lead character named Kurt Austin working under Pitt, who was the head of NUMA.
The movie model of "Sahara" got here out in 2005 and starred Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz.
Dirk Pitt was Clive Cussler's greatest creation. Pitt himself had a son, called, of course, Dirk Pitt Jr.
Clive will be greatly missed by his second wife, Janet, daughters Teri and Dayna, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
AP Entertainment Writer Andrew Dalton added to this tale from Los Angeles.
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