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Beyond the ice limit : a Gideon Crew novel, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Label
Beyond the ice limit : a Gideon Crew novel
Title
Beyond the ice limit
Title remainder
a Gideon Crew novel
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 this 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..
Member of
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BTCTA
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Preston, Douglas J
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R3982
LC item number
B49 2016lp
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Child, Lincoln
Series statement
A Gideon Crew novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Large type books
  • Antarctic Ocean
Target audience
adult
Label
Beyond the ice limit : a Gideon Crew novel, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
518 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455566136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921166318
  • 1482753
  • (OCoLC)ocn921166318
  • 1482753
Label
Beyond the ice limit : a Gideon Crew novel, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
518 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455566136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921166318
  • 1482753
  • (OCoLC)ocn921166318
  • 1482753

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