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The Last Day

Kleier, Glenn

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ISBN 10: 0446522856 / ISBN 13: 9780446522854
Published by Warner Books Inc, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1997
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1st Printing. Hardcover. New copy. Never read. Not price clipped. Not a remainder. Beautiful cover and book. Collector's Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 000592

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Title: The Last Day

Publisher: Warner Books Inc, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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A geological phenomenon of earth-shattering proportions takes place on the eve of the third millennium, followed by reports of a woman with supernatural powers, sending a jaded television reporter on a dangerous quest for the truth. A first novel. 500,000 first printing.

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Just in time for the millennium, Glenn Kleier mixes bioengineering and religion, miracles and modern warfare, politics and physics to produce a gripping tale set in the Middle East at the dawn of the 21st century. When a mysterious explosion destroys a top-secret laboratory in the Negev desert on Christmas Day 1999, Jonathan Feldman, a reporter, isn't satisfied with the official explanation. Neither is the Vatican, nor an American fundamentalist preacher, nor the patriarch of the Jehovah's Witnesses, all of whom believe that Armageddon may truly be at hand. After a New Year's Eve earthquake strikes the temple at the Well of David and a mysterious figure appears in the ruins, strange things begin to happen. Reports of miracles filter in from throughout the region, and the legend of Jeza takes on a life of its own. When the young miracle worker chooses Jonathan to connect her to the world and broadcast her warning of the cataclysm to come, the world's religious leaders are plunged into conflict. Seeking to discredit her, they spread the secret of her high-tech, bioengineered birth. But their actions backfire; Jeza's influence grows. Holy wars break out in the Middle East and chaos erupts all over the world. As Easter 2000 approaches, the political situation grows even more tense: Will there be another crucifixion, another resurrection? Kleier handles this complicated plot with ease, and fans of futuristic thrillers won't be disappointed. --Jane Adams

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