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1997 in literature

See also: 1996 in literature, other events of 1997, 1998 in literature, list of years in literature.

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  • Tom Clancy signed a book deal with Pearson Custom Publishing and Penguin Putnam Inc.[?] (both part of Pearson Education), that paid him US$50 million for the world-English rights to two new books . He then signed a second agreement for another US$25 million for a four-year book/multimedia deal. Clancy followed this up with an agreement with Berkley Books[?] for 24 paperbacks to tie in with the an ABC television miniseries in an agreement worth US$22 million bringin the total value of the package to US$97 million.

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