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 Tom Clancy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tom Clancy was born April 12, 1947 at Franklin Square Hospital, in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Tom Clancy was an early, and to many, surprising defender of Islam after the 9/11 terror attacks.
Clancy followed this up with an agreement with Berkley Books for 24 paperbacks to tie in with the ABC television miniseries "Tom Clancy's Net Force" in an agreement worth US $22 million bringing the total value of the package to US$97 million.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tom_Clancy   (1815 words)

  
 Dragon*Con Biography: [Tom Clancy]
Tom Clancy is no stranger to bookstore bestseller racks worldwide.
Clancy's tale of the defection of Capt. Marko Ramius and his ultraquiet Soviet "boomer," or ballistic missile submarine, and American intelligence analyst Jack Ryan's efforts to safely "acquire" the boat was first greeted by surprise and anger from the US Navy, which was worried about national security infringements.
Clancy's friend and wargame designer Larry Bond, also a bestselling technothriller author (Red Phoenix), is warmly credited by Clancy as his coauthor-in-fact, although his name doesn't appear on the cover.
www.dragoncon.org /people/clancyt.html   (777 words)

  
 Everwild - Becoming Tom Clancy: Letters from Tom
Tom discusses in detail his writing ("murderously hard work"), the computers of that day ("Wowie-Zowie"), the progress of his next book ("the continuing adventures of Tom Clancy, boy-writer"), his first TV interview ("didn't throw up"), and his first trip to the White House to meet President Ronald Reagan ("quite a moment, guys").
Editor's Note,1/30/01: The posting of these letters was personally approved by Tom Clancy via e-mail correspondence on 1/29/01.
hese four letters by Tom Clancy, written in 1983–85, provide a fascinating look into his "overnight" rise to fame with the publication of his first book, The Hunt for Red October.
www.geocities.com /everwild7/clancy.html   (333 words)

  
 Tom Clancy
This Tom Clancy real-life military thriller is more nuanced than his novels, because its object is not simply to dramatize armed conflict but to relate the life lessons of his source, jet-pilot-turned-Desert-Storm-air-commander General Chuck Horner.
Tom Clancy (Three #1 Bestsellers in One Collection): The Cardinal Of The Kremlin, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum Of All Fears
Clancy realistically paints an almost unthinkable scenario--the bomb is planted on American soil in the midst of an escalation in tension with the Soviet Union; the terrorists hope to rekindle cold war animosity and prevent reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.
www.owp.us /TomClancy.asp   (6101 words)

  
 Bookreporter.com - Author Profile: Tom Clancy
Seventeen years ago Tom Clancy was an obscure Maryland insurance broker with a passion for naval history and only a letter to the editor and a brief article on the MX missile to his credit.
Tom Clancy had just stepped off a plane after days of "rolling around in the dirt" and discussing military strategy in California when we caught up with him.
Clancy's next novel, RED STORM RISING, took on U.S./Soviet tension by providing a realistic modern war scenario arising from a conventional Soviet attack on NATO.
www.bookreporter.com /authors/au-clancy-tom.asp   (1069 words)

  
 Tom Clancy
Tom Clancy is the popular American author of "techno-thrillers", novels of political and military intrigue and complex geopolitical themes mingled with remarkably accurate details of modern high-tech military hardware.
Clancy's Clark novels include The Cardinal of the Kremlin (1988), Without Remorse (1993), and Rainbow Six (1998).
Clancy's military plotting and scenarios are considered so plausible that his books, fiction and non-fiction, are particularly popular in the US military and intelligence agencies.
www.nndb.com /people/504/000022438   (715 words)

  
 Author Tom Clancy criticizes Iraq war - BOOKS - MSNBC.com
Author Tom Clancy, left, the hawkish master of military thrillers, and retired Marine Gen. Anthony Zinni, George Bush's Middle East envoy from 2001-2003, chat during an interview in New York.
Clancy recalled a prewar encounter in Washington during which he “almost came to blows” with Richard Perle, a Pentagon adviser at the time and a longtime advocate of the invasion.
Clancy said that voting for Sen. John Kerry, the Democrats’ presumptive nominee, would be “a stretch for me,” but wouldn’t say that he was supporting Bush.
msnbc.msn.com /id/5053682   (884 words)

  
 IGN: Featured Filmmaker: Tom Clancy
As well, Tom Clancy fans are advised to check out the film's DVD, which features a commentary track by the novelist and director Robinson – it's a lively, informative and argumentative track that gives a lot of insight into Clancy himself and the challenges of adapting his novels.
Although it is arguably the best Tom Clancy adaptation made so far, I previously discussed it at length in my Featured Filmmaker on director John McTiernan.
Most of Clancy's novels have been optioned and developed for the screen, although there's no word yet as to what the next film version will be.
filmforce.ign.com /articles/435/435134p1.html   (910 words)

  
 Tom Clancy Speaks On 9-11
Clancy has something else going for him, too: inside access to the military and intelligence operation that is responding to the current crisis.
Clancy's knowledge of the Special Forces comes from the best source there is: Stiner, the longtime commander in charge of top-secret "Special Ops" missions until his retirement in 1993.
Clancy's 1994 and 1996 novels planted in the public's mind the paradigm that would be called up in 2001.
www.public-action.com /911/clancy.html   (1510 words)

  
 Barnes & Noble.com - Tom Clancy - Books: Meet the Writers
While Tom Clancy is widely considered to be an authority on all things military, he has never actually served in the military.
By the time you are finished reading this, it is likely that Tom Clancy will have written yet another bestseller.
Clancy's government connections are not limited to his politically-charged stories; his wife Alexandra is the niece of former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
www.barnesandnoble.com /writers/writerdetails.asp?cid=797652   (668 words)

  
 Tom Clancy
Clancy's step into non fiction may turn out to be his best work of all.
I just have a picture of Tom meeting Steve in a bar one night and sketching out a list of eight or ten characters on one napkin and the skeleton of two or three plots on another one.
And no Clancy novel in the past five or six has made it to the weekend unfinished.
www.angelfire.com /ca7/jjhnsn/clancy.htm   (577 words)

  
 Tom Clancy FAQ
The Tom Clancy FAQ was originally designed to reduce the number of recurring questions in the newsgroups alt.fan.tom-clancy and alt.books.tom-clancy newsgroups.
Tom Clancy and his wife, Alexandra, have a new baby as of late 2004.
The FAQ is now a resource for books written by Tom Clancy, movies made from books written and/or inspired by Tom Clancy, games inspired and/or produced by Tom Clancy, and Tom Clancy himself.
www.clancyfaq.com   (179 words)

  
 Alibris: Tom Clancy
Clancy's novel is distinctive from his other works in that not a single shot is fired until very late in the story.
Clancy teamed with Generals Fred Franks, Jr., Chuck Horner, and Carl Stiner to provide masterful blends of history, biography, you-are-there narrative and insight into the evolution of both General Zinni and the Marine Corps, from the cauldron of Vietnam through post-9/11.
Clancy's perennial hero Jack Ryan, here in his eighth appearance, has been elected president of the U.S., and the enemy he must cope with is China.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Clancy,Tom   (1237 words)

  
 GameSpy: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown (01/18/05) - While most of the info is still under wraps, we got to take a brief look at some of the changes made to Ding's team.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown (09/14/05) - Ding and the boys are back to save the world, but the latest game's more arcade-like feel might disappoint longtime fans.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown (02/17/05) - The world's greatest counter-terrorism squad is back in action, and we got a chance to be the point man.
xbox.gamespy.com /xbox/rainbow-six-4-tentative-title   (441 words)

  
 Category:Tom Clancy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are articles relating to the author Tom Clancy.
There are 3 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Tom_Clancy   (68 words)

  
 Tom Clancy - Wikiquote
Clancy here expresses an idea evoked in similar statements made by others, all derived from the orignial made by Lord Byron:
Clancy's got a very simple view of the world.
In case you haven't noticed, we live in a world that is for the first time in all of recorded human history unlikely to have a major war.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Tom_Clancy   (2404 words)

  
 Tom Clancy Interview with Don Swaim
Tom Clancy and Don Swaim discuss war and peace, America and the Soviet Union, and selling insurance.
In this 1984 interview with Don Swaim, Tom Clancy discusses growing up, living in Baltimore and working in the insurance business.
The two also discuss Tom Clancy's novels, The Hunt for Red October and Red Storm Rising in this 1986 interview.
wiredforbooks.org /tomclancy   (141 words)

  
 General FAQ
These FAQ's are maintained by Andrew Toppan (actoppan@gwi.net) who formerly maintained the Tom Clancy FAQ as well.
These are newsgroups dedicated to discussions of Tom Clancy and his media products.
Clancy taunted us that he had another ID that he had been using in the newsgroups.
www.clancyfaq.com /General.htm   (1134 words)

  
 Salon Tom Clancy
A defense correspondent, interviewing bestselling author Tom Clancy and retired Gen. Fred Franks about their new book on the Gulf War, steps into a minefield.
While Clancy portrays the Gulf War, and Franks' contribution, as a triumph, others are not so sure.
For example, the CIA, in a 1993 document called "Operation Desert Storm: A Snapshot of the Battlefield," noted that "almost 50 percent of the Republican Guard's major combat equipment escaped destruction and remained under Iraqi control." Franks himself was criticized by Desert Storm's commander, Gen.
www.salon.com /june97/clancy970604.html   (294 words)

  
 Welcome to Jack Ryan Fan Site
If you ask people 'Have you heard of Tom Clancy?' many just shake their head in bewilderment.
Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik didn't write the OP-Centre books.
Recently Clancy and Rovin have worked on a mini-series for ABC.
jackryanfan.itgo.com /tc.html   (329 words)

  
 GameSpy: Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (03/24/05) - Ubisoft's Montreal team is back for Sam's latest adventure, resulting in one of the best titles in Xbox history.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory (01/14/05) - Sam Fisher's back with a new look, new gadgets, and some new friends to help him save the world yet again.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory Co-Op Hands-On (03/04/05) - Instead of playing Spy vs. Spy, we lend a helping hand to our brothers in Ubisoft's latest stealth game.
xbox.gamespy.com /xbox/tom-clancys-splinter-cell-3   (774 words)

  
 Tom Clancy
Fifteen years ago Tom Clancy was an insurance broker with a love for naval history.
Since the phenomenal worldwide success of 'The Hunt for Red October', Tom Clancy has become one of the world's fastest-selling thriller writers, with a string of international bestsellers to his name.
Tom Clancy Companion (1992) by Martin H Greenberg
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk /c/tom-clancy   (551 words)

  
 Red Storm Entertainment
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon and Ghost Recon are trademarks of Rubicon, Inc. Under license to Ubi Soft Entertainment.
In this new Tom Clancy franchise, you take command of 'The Ghosts,' an elite squad of military personnel.
Russia has fallen under the control of ultra nationalistic politicians intent on rebuilding the Iron Curtain.
www.redstorm.com /games/gameinfo.php?id=119   (269 words)

  
 Xbox.com Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon - Game Detail Page
In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, war has broken out on the borders of Russia and the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
Multiplayer maps: Play maps from Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon- Game Detail Page
www.xbox.com /en-us/tomclancysghostrecon   (174 words)

  
 IGN: Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials starts where Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent ends, and takes players to the years before Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell when Sam was still a Navy Seal.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials takes players deep into the Splinter Cell saga.
As well as classic and new levels, the game features all the weapons and gadgets from the Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell franchise, in addition to new ones exclusive to the PSP system game.
psp.ign.com /objects/736/736173.html   (473 words)

  
 CLANCY
Tom Clancy started out as an insurance broker in Maryland.
Into the Storm: A Study in Command - 1997
members.aol.com /hnmibarich/clancy.htm   (51 words)

  
 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Lockdown : Reviews, Preview, Cheats, News, Screenshots, Movies, and Forum
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Lockdown to receive a rating.
In the same quality presented by previous games created from the same story line, TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX: LOCKDOWN for Xbox has the player guiding Team Rainbow, hands down the most select group of individuals trained to battle terrorists...
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Lockdown CD, Book & Other Items
www.rottentomatoes.com /g/xbox/tom_clancys_rainbow_six_3_lockdown   (479 words)

  
 Tom Clancy
Debt of Honor ended with Tom Clancy's most shocking conclusion ever; a joint session of Congress destroyed, the President dead, most of the Cabinet and the Congress dead, the Supreme Court and the Joint Chiefs likewise.
—and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.
Dazed and confused, the man who only minutes before had been confirmed as the new Vice-President of the United States is told that he is now President.
us.penguingroup.com /static/packages/us/tomclancy/executive.html   (258 words)

  
 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (Xbox)
Splinter Cell™ is a third person stealth action game, featuring cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations and is set in the realistic, highly detailed geopolitical universe as portrayed by Tom Clancy.
More exciting than the traditional FPS accustomed with these games is UbiSoft’s new game title Tom Clancy’s: Splinter Cell.
File: Windows Media 4.1 MB Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell E3 trailer
games.teamxbox.com /xbox/374/Tom-Clancys-Splinter-Cell   (266 words)

  
 Allreaders.com Tom Clancy Club
Tom Clancy 5/3/2006 8:49:51 AM Enter a book review and make two dollars!
State of Siege - Tom Clancy's Op-Center 6
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