The New York Post called him "just about the best storyteller in the business." Now, Clive Cussler, creator of the bestselling NUMA(r) and Dirk Pitt(r) series, presents his latest and most intriguing high-seas action hero: the enigmatic captain of the Oregon, Juan Cabrillo. Only Cabrillo could convert the interior of a nondescript lumber hauler into a state-of-the-art spy ship -- and only he could take the helm on the dangerous covert missions it carries out for whichever US agency pays the price. In this first feature-length adventure, Cabrillo and his crew of expert intelligence and naval men must put Tibet back in the hands of the Dalai Lama by striking a deal with the Russians and Chinese. His gambling chip is a Golden Buddha containing records of vast oil reserves in the disputed land. But first, he'll have to locate -- and steal -- the all-important artifact. And there are certain people who would do anything in their power to see him fail . . .--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.