RIP Clive Cussler

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I liked his books, but he was a real car enthusiast. Every novel had some form of car chase, and often, the hero was in a Stutz, or Packard, or Hispano-Suiza, Delahaye, Aston-Martin, Bentley, or whatever Clive was thinking of that day. But the thing is - Clive actually owned all of those cars! He worked at a gas station in his early years, and loved cars. When the money from his novels started rolling in, he started collecting. His collection is now here: https://www.cusslermuseum.com/
 

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I remember those references to cars in his novels. Sometimes in the back of the book there would be a picture of Mr Cussler in the same automobile he described in the novel. Not only did he write adventure, he lived it as well.
 
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I enjoyed his books . Sorry to hear of his passing . Prayers to his family , friends ant associates .
 

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His last book has not yet been released. Journey of the Pharaohs. It's due out in March.
 
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Originally Posted by Astro14
I liked his books, but he was a real car enthusiast. Every novel had some form of car chase, and often, the hero was in a Stutz, or Packard, or Hispano-Suiza, Delahaye, Aston-Martin, Bentley, or whatever Clive was thinking of that day. But the thing is - Clive actually owned all of those cars! He worked at a gas station in his early years, and loved cars. When the money from his novels started rolling in, he started collecting. His collection is now here: https://www.cusslermuseum.com/
When I lived in Denver around 1998, the MB Club had an outing to the museum, since it was right there in the metro area. Spectacular.
 
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