Dirk Pitt

Ranked #233 on the list Best Book Character of All Time

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About Dirk Pitt

  • Appears In Books: Treasure of Khan
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Dirk Pitt is a fictional character, the protagonist of a series of bestselling adventure novels written by Clive Cussler. The name Dirk Pitt is a registered trademark of Clive Cussler. Dirk is an adventurer that seizes the opportunity to save the day. Through action filled story lines, Pitt is portrayed as a man that is in love with the sea and isn't afraid to push the envelope. The character is an avid collector of cars, a characteristic shared with his creator, Clive Cussler. Dirk Eric Pitt is a renowned adventurer. He's described as tall, 6 ft 3 in (190.5 cm) with craggy looks, dark wavy hair, and possessing a rangy build. His most striking feature is his opaline green eyes, which can be both alluring or intimidating, as need be. Pitt has a commanding presence which, combined with a quick, sly wit, often infuriates those opposed to him. His comical banter with his sidekick Al Giordino during stressful situations leaves the reader with little doubt that both are confident of their abilities. While Dirk may be considered the hero of the two, Al Giordino is the man behind him. Dirk is the son of Senator George Pitt of California. With a woman named Summer Moran, he has twin

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