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Titolo: SOLE SURVIVOR
Casa editrice: Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Data di pubblicazione: 1997
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
Edizione: First edition, first printing
Signed by Koontz on half-title page. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 27192
Riassunto: A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead? no survivors. Among the victims are the wife and two daughters of Joe Carpenter, a Los Angeles Post crime reporter.
A year after the crash, still gripped by an almost paralyzing grief, Joe encounters a woman named Rose, who claims to have survived the crash. She holds out the possibility of a secret that will bring Joe peace of mind. But before he can ask any questions, she slips away.
Driven now by rage (have the authorities withheld information?) and a hope almost as unbearable as his grief (if there is one survivor, are there others?), Joe sets out to find the mysterious woman. His search immediately leads him into the path of a powerful and shadowy organization hell-bent on stopping Rose before she can reveal what she knows about the crash.
Sole Survivor unfolds at a heart-stopping pace, as a desperate chase and a shattering emotional odyssey lead Joe to a truth that will force him to reassess everything he thought he knew about life and death?a truth that, given the chance, will rock the world and redefine the destiny of humanity.
Koontz's art is making the reader believe the impossible... sit back and enjoy it ( Sunday Telegraph)
A master of the thriller genre ( Washigton Post)
Dean Koontz has always boldly gone where no other fiction writer has even considered going before. As ever, the writing is fluid, the dynamic taut and the relationships between characters compulsive ( The Times)
Tumbling, hallucinogenic prose... "Serious" writers might do well to examine his technique ( New York Times)
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Libreria AbeBooks dal: 19 febbraio 1997
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