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The oracle

Author: Clive Cussler; Robin Burcell
Publisher: New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2020. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First G.P. Putnam's Sons premium editionView all editions and formats
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In 533 A.D., the last Vandal ruler in North Africa consults an oracle on how to defeat the invading Byzantine army. The oracle tells the king that a high priestess cast a curse upon the Vandal Kingdom after a sacred scroll was stolen. In order to lift the curse, the scroll must be returned to its rightful home. But the kingdom falls before the scroll is found, leaving its location a great mystery ... until a current  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Adventure fiction
Suspense fiction
Named Person: Sam Fargo, (Fictitious character); Remi Fargo, (Fictitious character); Remi Fargo, (Fictitious character); Sam Fargo, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Cussler; Robin Burcell
ISBN: 0525539638 9780525539636
OCLC Number: 1130392716
Notes: Includes excerpt from Journey of the Pharaohs.
Description: 506 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell.

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In 533 A.D., the last Vandal ruler in North Africa consults an oracle on how to defeat the invading Byzantine army. The oracle tells the king that a high priestess cast a curse upon the Vandal Kingdom after a sacred scroll was stolen. In order to lift the curse, the scroll must be returned to its rightful home. But the kingdom falls before the scroll is found, leaving its location a great mystery ... until a current day archaeological dig, funded by Sam and Remi Fargo, uncovers some vital clues. The search for the ancient scroll is put on hold when the Fargos learn that a shipment of supplies intended for their charitable foundation's school has been stolen, and they travel to Nigeria to deliver new supplies themselves. But their mission becomes infinitely more complicated when they run afoul of a band of robbers. The group takes Remi and several students hostage, and there are signs that the kidnapping is related to the missing scroll. The Fargos need all their skills to save the lives of the young girls at the school before they uncover the hidden treasure ... and lift the deadly curse.

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