Is Tom Clancy in Hunt for Red October?
The Hunt for Red October.
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Did John Grisham write The Hunt for Red October?
Along with J.K. Rowling and John Grisham, Clancy is one of three authors who sold two million copies of a book on first printing. His wrote his first book, The Hunt for Red October, while he was an insurance salesman, the Times reports, and sold it for just $5,000 in 1985.
Why did Tom Clancy write The Hunt for Red October?
Inspiration for The Hunt for Red October
Some even thought that perhaps the events depicted in the story were actually 100% true and were only being disguised as fiction for the American public. But Clancy did not have access to any such documents. He was inspired more by an intense interest in the military.