A Novel

eBook - 2013
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When a nerve gas shipment goes missing, the nation's fate hangs in the balance. John Graves is a State Department intelligence agent who made his name on the front lines of the Cold War. Since then, he's been transferred to domestic work, and his love for the job has withered away. All that sustains him is the hunt for John Wright--a crazed millionaire who is about to unleash the greatest domestic threat Graves's agency has ever faced.When seven mobsters rob a U.S. Army train in the middle of the Utah desert and make off with half a ton of the deadliest nerve gas known to man, Graves believes that Wright is involved. His plan: to detonate the weapon in San Diego during the Republican National Convention--an attack that would kill more than one million Americans, including the president. Stopping Wright will take more than police work. It is a chess match between agent and madman, and for Graves, checkmate is not an option. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Michael Crichton including rare images from the author's estate.
Publisher: New York : Open Road Media, 2013
ISBN: 9781453299289
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Lange, John 1942-2008


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Aug 25, 2016

Before Michael Crichton became famous he wrote under John Lange. This is not polished like his later works but a fun read and a quick page turner.
This novel is about the threat of chemicals and bombs against a major population and the president.

Prospero_II Aug 24, 2012

An overlooked super story by MIchael Crichton using one of his pen names. Keeps you on the edge of your chair just like Andromeda Strain. Check it out.


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