The Golden Gate

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"It's a real treat and an engrossing read, especially because it is so fantastic!" AMAZON.COM customer Travelling from San Francisco to a new American-Arab oil refinery, the Presidential motorcade is waylaid by an unusual criminal in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge. Through the ensuing reign of civilised terror, the kidnappers hope to collect a king's ransom for the President of the United States, and the two visiting Middle Eastern heads of state, as well as heaping public humiliation on the Chief Executive. The world watches via a commandeered TV network while the kidnappers wire explosives to the towers of the bridge in order to stage their second threat: to plunge the Golden Gate Bridge into the deep waters of San Francisco Bay. Alistair MacLean is renowned for his ability to create suspense, action and a thrilling narrative. THE GOLDEN GATE is no exception as he weaves an unparalleled, chilling tale of political abduction.

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A tense and nerve-shattering classic from the highly acclaimed masster of action and suspense.

A ROLLING FOR KNOX

is how the journalists describe the Presidential motorcade as it enters San Francisco across the Golden Gate. Even the ever-watchful FBI believe it is impregnable – as it has to be with the President and two Arab potentates aboard.

But halfway across the bridge the unthinkable happens. Before the eyes of the world a master criminal pulls off the most spectacular kidnapping in modern times…

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Travelling from San Fransisco, the Presidential motorcade is waylaid by an unusual criminal in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge. A reign of civilised terror follows, the kidnappers hoping to collect a king's ransom for the president of the US and the two visiting Middle Eastern heads of state. The world watches the drama via a comandeered TV network as the kidnappers wire explosives to the towers of the bridge to stage their second threat: plunging the Golden Gate into the deep waters of San Francisco Bay.

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