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Stealing Thunder [ARC]

Millar, Peter

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ISBN 10: 1582340161 / ISBN 13: 9781582340166
Published by Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1999
Condition: As New Soft cover
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Highly important and collectible Advance Reading Copy of Peter Millar's acclaimed novel Stealing Thunder. This copy is As New: Nice, tight, bright, clean, shiny and unread in publisher's original wraps. It doesn't get any better than this. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002131

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Title: Stealing Thunder [ARC]

Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Without Jacket as Released

Edition: Special Advance Reading Copy

Book Type: Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

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Stealing Thunder presents a thrillingly suspenseful alternative history. Set against the backdrop of the actual events that took place at Los Alamos during the development of the atomic bomb, Stealing Thunder gives voice to real characters such as Robert Oppenheimer, Nils Bohr, and the convicted traitor, Klaus Fuchs. The action moves from 1944 to present day and from the New Mexico desert to Boston, London, Berlin, Moscow and a remote farm in Iceland where horses are dying from a mysterious disease.

Cynical, twice-divorced journalist John Burke is led by a young, attractive German counterpart, Sabine Kotschke, to investigate what could be the big story he has been seeking all his professional life. Amid plot and counterplot, with the White House and the Kremlin hurrying to impede their progress, Burke and Kotschke negotiate a maze of conflicting information and sinister threats that leads back to Los Alamos and the men who made the atom bomb. In a gripping finale, Burke finds himself reassessing those legendary nuclear physicists-which, if any, were really traitors? And the beautiful, self-confident Sabine to whom he has grown so close-is she really just a journalist after a good story, or does she have other intentions?

About the Author:

Peter Millar is the author of the novel Tomorrow Belongs to Me. He lives in London.

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