Rachel Sexton works for the National Reconnaissance Office as an intelligence officer. She is also the daughter of a Senator currently running for President. Her father's main offensive, and a very popular one, against the incumbent President is to attack the huge amount of NASA funding. Rachel... show more
Rachel Sexton works for the National Reconnaissance Office as an intelligence officer. She is also the daughter of a Senator currently running for President. Her father's main offensive, and a very popular one, against the incumbent President is to attack the huge amount of NASA funding. Rachel is barely on speaking terms with her father, believing him to be totally corrupt, but is still worried she is being used by the President when he asks her to verify an amazing find by NASA, a find which will settle the arguments about NASA funding for ever. Reluctantly agreeing to view the find Rachel is whisked off to the North Pole. What she finds once she gets there takes her breath away. However, she quickly learns that nothing is what it seems, and, with two civilian scientists, is soon fleeing for her life. Stranded on an ice berg they are rescued in the nick of time by a nuclear submarine, but once back in the US their attempts to expose the plot show them that they can trust absolutely no one...
Publish date: May 1st 2002
Publisher: Corgi Books
Pages no: 585
Edition language: English
Excitement and thrilling as always
Summary: When a new NASA satellite detects evidence of an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory...a victory that has profound implications for U.S. space policy and the impending presidential election.With the Oval Offic...
I thought this book would be away better, but I think since it's not about History, Dan Brown couldn't explain a lot of phenomenons in it. I couldn't get a lot of scientifical explanations and some scenes I couldn't imagine so well too :/. I loved the characters, they are very well developed, the pl...
Titel: MeteorAutor: Dan BrownVerlag: Bastei LübbeOriginaltitel: Deception PointPreis (Taschenbuch): 9,99€Seitenanzahl: 640ISBN: 978-3404150557Erscheinungstermin: 25. November 2003Buchreihe: NeinKaufen?: Verlag, Amazon Als die NASA mithilfe modernster Satelliten-Technologie in der Arktis eine sen...
Well, that certainly was a deception. Someone recommended me this book, saying how good and thrilling it was. Every time she tries to convince me to read a certain book now, I'm instantaneously suspicious. Because I really didn't like this one. It was very boring, for a start, and then -BIG sur...