Debt of Honor (A Jack Ryan Novel)

By Tom Clancy

Razio Yamata is one among Japan's so much influential industrialists, and a part of a comparatively small staff of authority who wield large authority within the Pacific Rim's fiscal powerhouse.

He has devised a plan to cripple the yankee greatness, humble the united states army, and raise Japan to a place of dominance at the international stage.

Yamata's motivation lies in his wish to repay a Debt of Honor to his mom and dad and to the rustic he feels is answerable for their deaths—America. All he wishes is a catalyst to set his plan in movement.

When the defective gasoline tank on one Tennessee family's motor vehicle results in their fiery demise, an opportunistic U. S. congressman makes use of the party to hurry a brand new alternate legislations in the course of the procedure. The legislations is designed to squeeze Japan economically. in its place, it presents Yamata with the leverage he must placed his plan into action.

As Yamata's plan starts to spread, it turns into transparent to the realm that somebody is launching a fully-integrated operation opposed to the USA. there is just one guy to determine who the wrongdoer is—Jack Ryan, the recent President's nationwide protection consultant.

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Good, who wasn't? "The final time we talked the following, you have been kicking me loose," Jack acknowledged subsequent, to get a short learn at the state of affairs. "We all make blunders, Jack. " Uh-oh. Ryan went immediately on shield, however the handshake pulled him in the course of the door besides. the key carrier brokers on publish had a cross all prepared for him, and issues went easily until eventually he trigger the steel detector. Ryan passed over his resort room key and attempted back, listening to yet one more ping. the single different steel on his physique with the exception of his watch became out to be his divot instrument.

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