Everything you need to understand or teach Night Probe! by Clive Cussler.
The Prologue begins with a train traveling through the New York countryside. Richard Essex is resting in the luxurious Pullman, writing a letter to his wife to pass the time. There are five soldiers dressed in civilian garb playing cards in the ornately-decorated Pullman car. "It was perhaps the highest level of luxury any of them had every enjoyed, Essex speculated. The palatial transportation must have cost the government nearly seventy-five dollars a day, and all for the movement of scrap of paper" (Chapter 1, pg. 4).
Thus begins the exciting story of the missing treaty. The treaty was negotiated in 1914, before the outbreak of World War I. England needed money for the war effort and negotiated a treaty giving Canada to the United States in exchange for money. Within a few days the parties decided to destroy all evidence of the treaty. A missing train prevented the U.S...
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