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Ice Station

Author: Peter Tonkin; Michael Tudor Barnes
Publisher: Oxford : Isis, 2011.
Series: Soundings CD; Richard Mariner, bk. 24
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : CD bookView all editions and formats
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Late summer in the Siberian Sea. Richard Mariner stands in the main control centre of Ice Station Zemlya, Russia's massive new floating nuclear facility. As enormous seagoing tugs fight to position the ungainly monster, Richard is all too aware of dangerous - perhaps deadly - undercurrents. The multinational team helping the Russians to set up Zemlya are riven with disagreement, and there has been a relentless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Talking books
Fiction
Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Tonkin; Michael Tudor Barnes
ISBN: 9781407929231 1407929232
OCLC Number: 762950051
Notes: Complete and unabridged.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 8 audio discs (CD) (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Soundings CD; Richard Mariner, bk. 24
Responsibility: Peter Tonkin ; read by Michael Tudor Barnes.

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Late summer in the Siberian Sea. Richard Mariner stands in the main control centre of Ice Station Zemlya, Russia's massive new floating nuclear facility. As enormous seagoing tugs fight to position the ungainly monster, Richard is all too aware of dangerous - perhaps deadly - undercurrents. The multinational team helping the Russians to set up Zemlya are riven with disagreement, and there has been a relentless series of apparent accidents. But soon the whole situation begins to rapidly disintegrate. As a huge ice storm whirls towards the platform and threatens to cast the station adrift in American waters, Richard comes to the devastating realisation that someone is hell-bent on bringing about a nuclear catastrophe ...

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