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Black Wind Summary
Clive Cussler

Everything you need to understand or teach Black Wind by Clive Cussler.

  • Black Wind Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Black Wind Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Black Wind Summary

Plot Summary

Black Wind opens in a Japanese submarine I-403 in World War 2. The submarine captain reluctantly takes on a doctor and a secret payload. Their plan, he learns, is to attack America with something called "Makaze," the Evil Wind. Once near American shores, though, a naval vessel destroys them.

More than sixty years later, the story opens on the Aleutian Islands where several scientists and meteorologists begin to experience bizarre health symptoms and die. Moments before three scientists are about to die, a man in a wetsuit, with green eyes, appears from the water. It's Dirk Pitt, Jr., and he arrives just in time to save the three scientists, one of whom is a beautiful woman.

On the mainland, everyone is checked out and given a clean bill of health. However, subsequent tests show the attack was cyanide poisoning. Pitt investigates instances of cyanide poisoning in the US and...

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The Black Wind Study Pack contains about 68 pages of study material in 2 products, including:

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Black Wind Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including:

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