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Beyond the ice limit / Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.

Preston, Douglas J., (author.). Child, Lincoln, (author.).

Available copies

  • 15 of 15 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chetwynd Public Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Chetwynd Public Library FIC PRE (Text) 35222000942408 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455525867
  • ISBN: 1455525863
  • Physical Description: 375 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition: May 2016.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2016.

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Summary, etc.:
"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..."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Fiction.
Antarctic Ocean > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Science fiction.
Fiction.

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