earthquake with help. the ultimate califorbia horror. PON Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 017196
Synopsis: The classic tale of terrorism, where a criminal fanatic is hell-bent on blasting San Francisco into the ocean, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.The classic tale of terrorism, where a criminal fanatic is hell-bent on blasting San Francisco into the ocean, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. 'Earthquake country,' said the Professor. 'San Francisco is geologically and seismologically a city that waits to die. Los Angeles is ringed by earthquake centres - seven massive quakes so far. We have no idea where the next, the monster, will hit...' '...until a criminal fanatic kidnaps a nuclear scientist and builds his own atomic bombs. If exploded on California's fault lines they could trigger off the mightiest earthquake of them all - killing half its population and dumping the entire city of San Francisco into the sea. Goodbye California.
About the Author:
Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. In 1941 he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at Glasgow University and became a schoolmaster. The two and a half years he spent aboard a wartime cruiser were to give him the background for HMS Ulysses, his remarkably successful first novel, published in 1955. He is now recognized as one of the outstanding popular writers of the 20th century, the author of 29 worldwide bestsellers, many of which have been filmed.
Title: Goodbye California
Publication Date: 1978
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First American Edition.
Book Description Doubleday. Book Condition: Good. First edition copy. . Good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # N22A-02599
Book Description Doubleday, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 0385128533 edge wear, small tears at spine end of dust jacket, some rubbing to boards, corners bumped; The reign of terror begins with a well-planned heist at a nuclear power station in California. Then comes the threats - from a man known only as Morro, the leader of a group of terrorists. His shows of strength are well-orchestrated so that when the final threat comes, no one doubts his word - at the appointed time, he will trigger the earthquake Californians have always feared - washing the entire state into the sea. Bookseller Inventory # KB006399
Book Description Doubleday, N . Y., 1978. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Cover Art (illustrator). 1st. X-library with normal flaws.The hard cover and the jacket has very light shelf wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Back. Bookseller Inventory # MY 08454
Book Description Doubleday, New York, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First American Edition. DJ is edge worn. "A novel about the ultimate blackmail weapon- Earthquake". Bookseller Inventory # 001787
Book Description Doubleday, 1978. Hardcover in dust jacket. 1st Edition. VERY GOOD++. Very Clean, Tight, Unmarked Hardcover w/NO Page Tears, Creases, or Stains(except 2 very small on foredge). No Stickers or Owner's names. Text is Excellent Overall. DustJacket is Very Good Covered in Protective MYLAR. FreeTraking. Bookseller Inventory # 483491
Book Description Doubleday, U.S.A., 1978. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition US. 1st printing by NAP. A couple of chips at bottom of DJ spine. DJ in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 009315
Book Description Doubleday & Co., 1978, c1977, 1978. 1st U.S. Edition, boards & cloth, tiny spot on foredge o/w vg-fine w/dj, 310 pp, 8vo, 'A novel about the ultimate blackmail weapon-Earthquake-'. Bookseller Inventory # 65959
Book Description Doubleday & Company Inc., 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. MacLean, Alistair. Goodbye California. Doubleday & Company Inc., Garden City. New York. First American Edition. 1978. 310 pages. Small 8vo. Exlibriss on the first guard. ISBN 0-385-12853-3. Hardcover with jacket some rubbed. Very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 001211
Book Description Doubleday Publishing, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1978. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 1st American. Remainder spray on bottom. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000754
Book Description Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Dustjacket Good. First American Edition. 310 pages. Moderate fortward lean to binding. Dustjacket is worn around the edges - taped spine-ends and other nicks and small tears, not price-clipped. Clean blue hardback binding with moderate wear to spine-ends and boards' corners. Has book sale stamped to flyleaf o/w pages clean and tidy. Size: 8 1/2" Tall by 5 1/2" Wide. Bookseller Inventory # 002055