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21st Century Sub  (Originally: The Dragon in the Sea) by  Frank Herbert - Paperback - 1956 - from Orielis' Books and Biblio.com

21st Century Sub (Originally: The Dragon in the Sea)

by Herbert, Frank

Condition: Good


New York: Avon. Good. 1956. Mass Market Paperback. Avon T-146, 190 pp. Spine a bit rolled, some creasing, cracked at pp 52-53. A little edge wear and rubbing, pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked.

"It is the 21st century. Fighting a desperate war against the Eastern Powers, the Western alliance is critically short of oil. Twenty consecutive subs have been lost attempting to pirate EP oil from a field off Novaya Zemlya. Ens. John Ramsey is reassigned from the Psychology Bureau to monitor the next attempt -- with the added pressure of trying to unearth the EP saboteurs suspected to be already on board the Fenian Ram. "; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall .




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