Clive Cussler, Million-Selling Adventure Writer, Dies at 88

Cussler was best known as the creator of underwater explorer Dirk Pitt.

  • Published 26 February 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Clive Cussler, the million-selling adventure writer and real-life thrill-seeker who wove personal details and spectacular fantasies into his page-turning novels about underwater explorer Dirk Pitt, has died, his publisher said Wednesday. Cussler died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, said Alexis Welby, spokeswoman for publisher Penguin Random House. He was 88. The cause was not disclosed. Cussler dispatched Pitt and pal Al Giordino on exotic missions highlighted by shipwrecks, treachery,… Read at AP News