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Beyond the ice limit / Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.

By: Preston, Douglas.
Contributor(s): Child, Lincoln.
Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, 2016. ©2016Description: 399 p. ; 17 cm.ISBN: 9781455525874.Report number: BL-Summer 17; Douglas Preston ListSubject(s): Human-alien encounters -- Fiction | Meteorites -- Fiction | Antarctic Ocean -- FictionGenre/Form: Action and adventure fiction. | Adventure fiction. | Summary: That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now. With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth. Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite, the largest ever discovered, from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster. The meteorite they tried to retrieve was not, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space, that has implanted itself in the sea bed.
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That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now. With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth. Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite, the largest ever discovered, from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster. The meteorite they tried to retrieve was not, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space, that has implanted itself in the sea bed.

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