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Author Preston, Douglas J., author.

Title Beyond the ice limit : a Gideon Crew novel / Preston & Child.

Publication Info. [Ashland, Or.] : Hachette Book Group, 2016.

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Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 21 min., 56 sec.)) : digital
Playing Time 102156
Description spoken word spw rdacontent
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Series Preston, Douglas J. Gideon Crew novel. Spoken word.
Note Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed June 2, 2016).
Performer Read by David W. Collins.
Summary #1 New York Times bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return with the fourth book in their series featuring the unforgettable character Gideon Crew.That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now ...With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth.Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite--the largest ever discovered--from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking--along with its unique cargo--to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed.But this was not all. The tragedy revealed something truly terrifying: the meteorite they tried to retrieve was not, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space. Now, that organism has implanted itself in the sea bed two miles below the surface--and it is growing. If it is not destroyed, the planet will be doomed. There is only one hope: Glinn and his team must annihilate it, a task which requires Gideon's expertise with nuclear weapons. But as Gideon and his colleagues soon discover, the "meteorite" has a mind of its own--and it has no intention of going quietly.
Subject Human-alien encounters -- Fiction.
Antarctic Ocean -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Action and adventure fiction.
Science fiction.
Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Added Author Child, Lincoln, author.
Collins, David W., narrator.

 
    
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