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Countdown city

Ben H. Winters

Countdown city

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Published by Quirk Books in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Murder,
  • Collisions with Earth,
  • Investigation,
  • Asteroids

  • About the Edition

    Set three months before a deadly asteroid is due to hit Earth, this Last Policeman sequel chronicles the further adventures of Hank Palace. The Concord Police Department is now operating under the auspices of the U.S. Justice Department, and Hank is out of a job-until he"s hired by a business tycoon to help find the man"s estranged son. It isn"t long before Hank"s missing-person case turns into a murder investigation.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Ben H. Winters
    SeriesThe last policeman -- book II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3623.I6735 C68 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p.
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27147992M
    ISBN 101594746265
    ISBN 109781594746260
    LC Control Number2013930159
    OCLC/WorldCa852163945


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