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|Barnesville Public Library||POY (Text)||33500009906983||Main||Checked out||07/30/2020|
- ISBN: 0312374933
- ISBN: 9780312374938
357 p. : map ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
|Summary, etc.:||Struggling to obtain the plans for a new Russian nuclear warhead, Navy commander Dan Lenson and his team are betrayed and barely escape with their lives, a situation that prompts an even more dangerous attempt to steal the weapon off of an Iranian submarine.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2008 November #1
Navy Commander Dan Lenson returns in typical fashion in Poyer s latest. Lenson s team gets the assignment to retrieve a nuclear missile from Russia, so they arrange to buy it. Of course, plans go awry, the weapon ends up in Iran, and Lenson and his men must destroy it any way they can. Does the miserable failure of every plan they implement mean that there is a traitor in their midst? And will their attempts unintentionally create an international incident? Poyer clearly knows military jargon and the inner workings of black-ops programs, but he can t seem to translate that knowledge into a thrilling page-turner with wide appeal. Lenson remains a solid lead character, but the novel is only for Poyer fans and those who look mainly for military atmosphere in their thrillers. Copyright Booklist Reviews 2008.
David Poyerâs twenty-seven novels make him the most popular living author of American sea fiction. His military career included service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic, Caribbean, Mideast, and Pacific. The Weapon is the eleventh in his continuing novel cycle of the modern Navy and Marine Corps, following Korea Strait, The Threat, The Command, Black Storm, China Sea, Tomahawk, The Passage, The Circle, The Gulf, and The Med. He lives with his wife and daughter on Virginiaâs Eastern Shore.
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