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The pharaoh key / Douglas J. Preston & Lincoln Child.

Preston, Douglas J., (author.). Child, Lincoln, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stonewall Library FIC PRESTON (Text) 3678710983 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/17/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455525829
  • Physical Description: 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
Effective Engineering Solutions has been inexplicably shut down and the head of the company, Eli Glinn, has all but vanished. Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Gideon Crew is contacted by one of his coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who tells him the two have mere hours to collect their belongings before the office closes forever. After years of dedicated service and several high-risk missions, theirs seems like the most ignoble of terminations, until Gideon and Garza happen upon an incredible discovery. After centuries of silence, a code-breaking machine at EES has cracked the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet, the Phaistos Disc, that dates back to an otherwise completely unknown, ancient civilization. The mysteries of the message itself hint at incredible treasures, and perhaps even a world-altering secret. No one remains at EES to take on this most remarkable mission but Gideon and Garza. The two agree to solve the mystery of the disc's message and split the spoils: the perfect parting gift their employer doesn't know he has given. What lies at the end of the trail may save Gideon's life -- or bring it to a sudden, shocking close.
Subject: Crew, Gideon (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Antiquities > Fiction.
Terminally ill > Fiction.
Adventure stories.
Genre: Suspense fiction.

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