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Block, Thomas

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Works: 58 works in 201 publications in 10 languages and 4,507 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories 
Classifications: PS3552.L634, 813.54
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Publications by Thomas Block
Most widely held works about Thomas Block
  • Mayday by Nelson DeMille( Book )
 
Most widely held works by Thomas Block
Mayday by Nelson DeMille( Book )
73 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,320 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
Orbit by Thomas Block( Book )
9 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and German and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Mayday by Nelson DeMille( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 509 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
Forced landing by Thomas Block( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
With a cargo of 3,000 pounds of unalloyed gold, there was to be one unscheduled landing--a skyjacking
A fatal addiction : war in the name of God by Thomas Block( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
This unsettling book reviews specific instances of 'holy war' as proposed in the holy books of the major faith traditions, and illustrates how bellicose, war-like language is used to explain the spiritual quest. The author proposes that this intermingling of war and spirituality prepares the population for the coming of war. War as spiritual practice appears inevitable, due to this religio-violent education which is woven through all faith traditions. The institutional blending of the sacred and human aggression appear to be fundamental to human society. The second section of the book particu
Skyfall by Thomas Block( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Airship Nine by Thomas Block( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 84 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
Shalom/salaam : a story of a mystical fraternity by Thomas Block( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Open skies by Thomas Block( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 59 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
Emergencia by Thomas Block( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in Spanish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Flug 42 Roman by Thomas Block( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 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
Aterrizaje forzoso by Thomas Block( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in Spanish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Mayday, Mayday! : roman by Nelson DeMille( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Au large de la Californie, l'US Navy teste un missile dans le plus grand secret. Au même moment, un énorme Straton 797 de la Trans-United modifie brusquement sa route vers Tokyo. Impossible d'éviter la collision. C'est la catastrophe. Seuls trois passagers sont épargnés. Pour réussir, ils doivent arriver à prendre les commandes du Straton éventré et le poser quelque part
En órbita by Thomas Block( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Orbit : Roman by Thomas Block( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Airship Roman by Thomas Block( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Luchtschip 9 antwoordt niet by Thomas Block( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in Dutch and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Als enige overlevenden na een kernoorlog moeten Russen en Amerikanen op de Zuidpool met elkaar zien te leven
Vlucht 52 mag niet landen by Thomas Block( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in Dutch and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Flyjack Roman by Thomas Block( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Block, Thomas.
Block, Thomas H.
ブロック, トマス
Languages
English (82)
German (20)
Spanish (12)
Czech (10)
Danish (6)
Italian (6)
French (4)
Finnish (4)
Dutch (3)
Polish (2)
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