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Gideon's corpse

Author: Douglas J Preston; Lincoln Child
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A top nuclear scientist turns homicidal, taking an innocent family hostage at gunpoint. Gideon Crew, a colleague of the scientist at Los Alamos, is called in to talk the man down. But the standoff ends in an explosion of violence. When the authorities discover the scientist's body is intensely radioactive, and that he had recently embraced Islamic extremism, all hell breaks loose.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas J Preston; Lincoln Child
ISBN: 9780446564373 0446564370
OCLC Number: 707964809
Description: 355 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.

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A top nuclear scientist turns homicidal, taking an innocent family hostage at gunpoint. Gideon Crew, a colleague of the scientist at Los Alamos, is called in to talk the man down. But the standoff ends in an explosion of violence. When the authorities discover the scientist's body is intensely radioactive, and that he had recently embraced Islamic extremism, all hell breaks loose.

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