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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 296 pages. Illustrations. Index. Mark Robert Bowden (born July 17, 1951) is an American writer and author. He has been The Distinguished Writer in Residence at The University of Delaware since 2013. He is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and also a National Correspondent for The Atlantic. From 1979 to 2003, Bowden was a staff writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Over the years, he has written for The New Yorker, Men's Journal, The Atlantic, Sports Illustrated, and Rolling Stone. Some of his awards are listed below. As a result of his book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War, Bowden has received international recognition.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 24 cm. 656 pages. Inscribed by the author on half-title page. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers. His name was also used on movie scripts, nonfiction books on military subjects, and video games. He was a part-owner of the Baltimore Orioles. Clancy's literary career began in 1984 when he sold The Hunt for Red October for $5,000. His works The Hunt for Red October (1984), Patriot Games (1987), Clear and Present Danger (1989), and The Sum of All Fears (1991) have been turned into commercially successful films. Tom Clancy's works also inspired games such as the Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six, and Splinter Cell series. Since his death, his Jack Ryan series has been continued by his family estate through a series of authors.