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Impact

Impact( )
Author: Preston, Douglas
Series title:Wyman Ford Ser.
ISBN:978-1-250-84147-6
Publication Date:Dec 2010
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Forge Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.99
Book Description:

In Douglas Preston's Impact, Wyman Ford is tapped for a secret expedition to Cambodia... to locate the source of strangely beautiful gemstones that do not appear to be of this world. A brilliant meteor lights up the Maine coast... and two young women borrow a boat and set out for a distant island to find the impact crater. A scientist at the National Propulsion Facility discovers an inexplicable source of gamma rays in the outer Solar System....
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:1.034 Pounds
Author Biography
Preston, Douglas (Author)
Douglas Jerome Preston was born on May 20, 1956 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received a B.A. in English literature from Pomona College in 1978. His career began at the American Museum of Natural History, where he worked as an editor and writer from 1978 to 1985. He also was a lecturer in English at Princeton University.

He became a full-time writer of both fiction and nonfiction books in 1986. Many of his fiction works are co-written with Lincoln Child including Relic, Riptide, Thunderhead, The Wheel of Darkness, Cemetery Dance, and Gideon's Corpse. His nonfiction works include Dinosaurs in the Attic; Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest in Pursuit of Coronado; Talking to the Ground; and The Royal Road. He has written for numerous magazines including The New Yorker; Natural History; Harper's; Smithsonian; National Geographic; and Travel and Leisure. He became a New York Times Best Selling author with his titles Two Graves and Crimson Shores which he co-wrote with Lincoln Child, and his titles White Fire, The Lost Island Blue Labyrinth and The Lost City of the Monkey God.

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