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Deception point, Dan Brown

Label
Deception point
Title
Deception point
Statement of responsibility
Dan Brown
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Language
eng
Summary
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code comes an explosive, high-tech thriller that takes readers from the chilling depths of the Arctic Ocean to the treacherous heights of Washington power. When a new NASA satellite spots evidence of an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory, a victory that has profound implications for U.S. space policy and the impending presidential election. With the Oval Office in the balance, the President dispatches White House Intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton to the Milne Ice Shelf to verify the authenticity of the find. Accompanied by a team of experts, including the charismatic academic Michael Tolland, Rachel uncovers the unthinkable: evidence of scientific trickery-a bold deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy. But before Rachel can contact the President, she and Michael are attacked by a deadly team of assassins controlled by a mysterious power broker who will stop at nothing to hide the truth. Fleeing for their lives in an environment as desolate as it is lethal, their only hope for survival is to find out who is behind this masterful ploy. The truth, they will learn, is the most shocking deception of all. In Deception Point, bestselling author Dan Brown transports readers from the ultrasecret National Reconnaissance Office to the towering ice shelves of the Arctic Circle, and back again to the hallways of power inside the West Wing. Heralded for masterfully intermingling science, history, and politics in his critically acclaimed, blockbuster thrillers Angels & Demons and The Da Vinci Code, Brown has crafted a novel in which nothing is as it seems-and behind every corner is a stunning surprise. Deception Point is pulse-pounding fiction at its best
Title
Deception point
Creator
Summary
On the eve of a presidential race in which NASA's budget is a pivotal issue, the space agency announces the discovery of an ancient meteorite filled with fossils deep in the Arctic ice
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066671
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R685434
LC item number
D4 2001
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Dan Brown
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Deception point, Dan Brown
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Pocket Books, 2001
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Control code
5878652
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Pocket Books premium ed.
Extent
736 pages
Isbn
9781416524885
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006274129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65223672
  • (OCoLC)65223672

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