The Resource Beyond the ice limit, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Beyond the ice limit, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Label
Beyond the ice limit
Title
Beyond the ice limit
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now ... With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth. Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite--the largest ever discovered--from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking-along with its unique cargo-to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed. But his was not all. The tragedy revealed something truly terrifying: the meteorite they tried to retrieve was not, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space. Now, that organism has implanted itself in the sea bed two miles below the surface-and it is growing. If it is not destroyed, the planet will be doomed. There is only one hope: for Glinn and his team to annihilate it, a task which requires Gideon's expertise with nuclear weapons. But as Gideon and his colleagues soon discover, the "meteorite" has a mind of its own and it has no intention of going quietly ..
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preston, Douglas J
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R3982
LC item number
B49 2016eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Child, Lincoln
Series statement
A Gideon Crew novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Antarctic Ocean
  • FICTION
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Antarctic Ocean
Label
Beyond the ice limit, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn949930670
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition: May 2016.
Extent
1 online resource (375 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455525881
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
872810FD-9389-41A5-A5D0-0871656F4AFA
System control number
(OCoLC)949930670
Label
Beyond the ice limit, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn949930670
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition: May 2016.
Extent
1 online resource (375 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455525881
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
872810FD-9389-41A5-A5D0-0871656F4AFA
System control number
(OCoLC)949930670

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