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Block, Thomas

Overview
Works: 28 works in 200 publications in 12 languages and 4,994 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.L634, 813.54
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Publications about Thomas Block
Publications by Thomas Block
Most widely held works about Thomas Block
 
Most widely held works by Thomas Block
Mayday : a novel by Nelson DeMille( Book )
52 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,626 libraries worldwide
An airliner on a routine flight from San Francisco to Tokyo is struck by a U.S. Navy missile. Because of the sudden change in cabin pressure, all but five people on board are either dead, comatose, or raving mad. As Flight 52 becomes the ultimate test of survival, onboard horrors begin to mount up. In addition, the airline, the insurance company, and the Navy are desperate to cover up the mishap--no matter what the cost
Mayday by Thomas Block( Book )
44 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 834 libraries worldwide
John Berry, Sharon Crandall, and young Linda Farley, finds themselves in the struggle of their lives when the plane on which they are traveling is hit by a wayward missile, killing or injuring everyone else on board, and their troubles intensify when they realize the military would much rather there be no survivors to tell the story
Mayday by Nelson DeMille( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A U.S. Navy missile strikes a Tokyo-bound airliner and while the four surviving passengers struggle to bring the huge jet to a landing, airline representatives, Navy officers, and insurance company personnel agree that the plane's disappearance would be best for all
Orbit by Thomas Block( Book )
25 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
"During a routine flight, an unexplainable engine malfunction hurls Consolidated Flight 14 far too high and into a low-earth orbit. With only limited oxygen onboard, Captain Donald Collins is about to try a desperate and unproven maneuver to save the ship and its 100 passengers."--Publisher
Forced landing by Thomas Block( Book )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 517 libraries worldwide
With a cargo of 3,000 pounds of unalloyed gold, there was to be one unscheduled landing--a skyjacking
Airship Nine by Thomas Block( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 449 libraries worldwide
The only survivors of nuclear war are on Airship Nine, a futuristic commercial dirigible carrying both cargo and passengers over the Antarctic, scientists in isolated Antarctic communities, and Russians in a nuclear-powered submarine. The question is whether the survivors will identify as enemies or will cooperate toward surviving as human beings
Skyfall by Thomas Block( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Als een Amerikaans vliegtuig op weg naar Tokio wordt gekaapt en de bemanning in de cockpit is gedood, probeert een ex-piloot het toestel naar zijn bestemming te vliegen
Open skies by Thomas Block( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Written in first-person - in the voice of character Jack Sawyer, an ex-airline pilot turned private investigator -"Open Skies" is an exciting, insightful and entertaining story! The death of an airline copilot during a layover in Chicago may have looked like an accident, but there were suspicions that hinted at something else. Jack Sawyer is then hired to investigate and, along with his estranged wife Susan and a caste [sic] of others, he sets out to track down a killer and the real reasons behind the murder."--Author's web site
Flug 42 Roman by Thomas Block( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Bei der Entführung eines amerikanischen Passagierflugzeuges durch chinesische Agenten detoniert versehentlich eine ferngesteuerte Bombe. Chinesische und amerikanische Politiker versuchen, den fast fluguntauglichen Jet in ihre Gewalt zu bringen
Airship Roman by Thomas Block( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Flyjack Roman by Thomas Block( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Luchtalarm by Thomas Block( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in Dutch and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Een ex-piloot en privé-detective krijgt de opdracht de moord op een vlieger op te lossen
Orbit. drama i rummet by Thomas Block( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Nødlanding by Thomas Block( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Nødlanding by Thomas Block( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Orbit : drama i rummet by Thomas Block( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mayday by Thomas Block( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1982 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Orbit. drama i rummet by Thomas Block( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mayday by Thomas Block( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1982 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Orbit by Thomas H Block( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in Danish and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Block, Thomas.
Block Thomas H.
ブロック, トマス
Languages
English (88)
German (18)
Danish (17)
Spanish (13)
Czech (13)
Dutch (10)
Finnish (9)
Italian (6)
French (5)
Japanese (4)
Polish (2)
Hebrew (1)
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