Robinson, Patrick 1939-
Most widely held works by Patrick Robinson
Lone survivor : the eyewitness account of Operation Redwing and the lost heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell ( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,435 libraries worldwide
On a clear night in late June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in northern Afghanistan for the mountainous Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader known to be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily armed force. Less then twenty-four hours later, only one of those Navy SEALs remained alive. This is the story of fire team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing, and the desperate battle in the mountains that led, ultimately, to the largest loss of life in Navy SEAL history.--From publisher description.
Nimitz class by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
45 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
An American aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea is sunk by a nuclear torpedo with the loss of 6,000 hands. The U.S. retaliates with an attack on an Iranian submarine base, but as Lieutenant Commander Billy Baldridge discovers the real culprit is a lone Iraqi submariner, a far more elusive terrorist.
U.S.S. Seawolf by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
Espionage and the theft of military technology have enabled the Chinese to build a fleet of powerful warships. When the submarine "Seawolf" falls to enemy hands, the power balance shifts.
Barracuda 945 by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
National security advisor Arnold Morgan faces his toughest adversary in a military genius who heads the Middle East's most vicious terrorist group and who has taken over a sophisticated and deadly Russian nuclear submarine.
Kilo class by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,570 libraries worldwide
A techno-thriller on a covert operation by the U.S. Navy to intercept and destroy Russian submarines being sold to China. The submarines are of an advanced design and would enable China to attack Taiwan.
The shark mutiny by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
The U.S. Navy reacts forcefully to the Chinese navy laying a minefield across the Straight of Hormuz. Aboard the U.S.S. Shark, a thirty-year-old submarine, the Navy SEAL team mutinies after taking casualties.
Scimitar SL-2 by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 1,508 libraries worldwide
When terrorist Ravi Rashood plots to blow up a volcano and trigger a tsunami that will have devastating consequences for America, U.S. Admiral Arnold Morgan races against time to prevent the attack.
Hunter killer by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
26 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
When a rogue Saudi Arabian prince plots a coup d'etat with the assistance of the French, American admiral Arnold Morgan is assigned to counter the work of terrorist Ravi Rashood in the face of mounting international opposition.
H.M.S. Unseen by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
A British submarine captured by an Iraqi terrorist proceeds to shoot down aircraft, including one carrying the U.S. vice-president. No one realizes this, the planes having simply disappeared. When the mystery is finally solved, an admiral goes after him. By the author of Nimitz Class.
A colossal failure of common sense : the inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers by Lawrence G McDonald ( Book )
12 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
What happened at Lehman Brothers and why was it allowed to fail, with aftershocks that rocked the global economy? In this news-making, often astonishing book, a former Lehman Brothers Vice President gives us the straight answers--right from the belly of the beast--arguing that this collapse need not have happened.
Ghost force by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
The year is 2011, and Russia is poised to help Argentina blast its way into the Falkland Islands, to hurl the ruling British out of the South Atlantic forever. Enraged at this act of international piracy, Great Britain dispatches a battle fleet to the islands for the second time in thirty years.
To the death : a new novel by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
When Admiral Arnold Morgan breaks up a terrorist cell in the U.S. following a bombing at Boston's Logan Airport, the Hamas high command, led by Morgan's old enemy, Ravi Rashood, vows to assassinate the admiral when he leaves American soil.
Intercept : a novel of suspense by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
After a liberal judge releases four al-Qaeda terrorists, they slip away from CIA surveillance and disappear into the mountains of Pakistan, and soon the CIA learns that an attack on the U.S. mainland is imminent, an attack that can only be stopped by retired Navy SEAL Mack Bedford.
Diamondhead by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
After Iraqi insurgents kill his fellow officers, Navy SEAL Mack Bedford sets out for revenge, ultimately becoming involved in a plot to assassinate a French politician. At the same time, Mack must work out a way for his dying son to receive the costly and experimental medical treatment that may save his life.
The Delta solution : an international thriller by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
After Somali pirates capture two U.S. ships, Mack Bedford and the Navy SEALs' Delta Platoon are tasked with not only rescuing the ships, but also completely obliterating all pirates operating in the Indian Ocean.
One hundred days : the memoirs of the Falklands battle group commander by Sandy Woodward ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
The day they hit HMS Sheffield -- The submariner -- Argentina invades -- South to Ascension -- "Weapons tight!" -- The final approach -- 1 May : the war begins -- The bells of hell -- The silence of HMS Sheffield -- The end of the trail for Narwal -- Glasgow's bomb -- Atlantic rendezvous -- Night landing -- The battle of "Bomb Alley" -- Calamity for Coventry -- The marines will have to walk -- Port unpleasant -- Welcome home -- Epilogue.
Slider by Patrick Robinson ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
"Each summer, on the fields of glorious Cape Marlin, off the New England coast, the nation's best college players gather to play the most important baseball of their lives. Jack Faber is one of them. The son of a struggling Louisiana sugar farmer, Faber is a young hotshot pitcher with an unhittable slider and rocket for a fastball."--Jacket.
Born to win : a lifelong struggle to capture the America's Cup by John Bertrand ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Lone survivor [the eyewitness account of Operation Redwing and the lost heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The leader, and only survivor, of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs sent to northern Afghanistan to capture a well-known al Qaeda leader chronicles the events of the battle that killed his teammates and offers insight into the training of this elite group of warriors.
Decade of champions : the greatest years in the history of thoroughbred racing, 1970-1980 by Richard Stone Reeves ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Afghan War (2001-) Americans Armed Forces--Officers Assassination Audiobooks Audiobooks China Fiction Financial crises Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009) Hijacking of ships History Inheritance and succession International relations Iraq War (2003-) Large type books Luttrell, Marcus Military campaigns Nuclear aircraft carriers Nuclear submarines Nuclear terrorism Personal narratives--American Petroleum industry and trade Political fiction Political fiction Presidents--Staff Princes Prisoners of war Robinson, Patrick,--1939- Saudi Arabia Sea stories South Orkney Islands--Falkland Islands Special forces (Military science) Special operations (Military science) Submarine chasers Submarine disasters Submarines (Ships) Submarine warfare Suspense fiction Suspense fiction Taiwan Terrorism Terrorists United States United States.--National Security Agency United States.--Navy.--SEALs Volcanoes War on Terrorism (2001-2009) War stories Weapons industry
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