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Golden Gate (Hardcover) (Robert Buettner)

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ORIGINAL TRADE PAPERBACK. Stand-alone near future thriller from nationally best-selling author of the Orphan's Legacy saga. A face-off with killers in order to guard a secret that could change humanity forever.  LIVE FOREVER—OR DIE TRYINGReclusive San Francisco dock worker Emmanuel Colibri built the world’s most valuable and admired company by making dreams come true, like phones and cars that were smarter than their owners. Now, Silicon Valley rumor has it, he’s about to make the dream that people alive today can live to be one thousand come true, too.But when he proves to be the sole casualty of an apparent terrorist attack on the Golden Gate Bridge, the authorities dismiss the incident as open-and-shut murder.Retired lawyer, widower, and technophobe Jack Boyle’s philanthropist boss doesn’t buy it, and recruits Jack, Jack’s headstrong tech journalist daughter Kate, and recovering Iraq war veteran Ben Shepard, to dig deeper.When cultural opposites Ben and Kate race through the Bay Area chasing clues Colibri left behind, they discover not only each other but a cosmic secret that can change human history, and may cost them their lives.About Robert Buettner's Balance Point:"Fans of classic military SF will enjoy the twists and quips . . . "—Publishers Weekly"Buettner . . . conducts his thriller action with suspense and plausibility. All the separate threads balance neatly, as if in homage to the book's themes of balance between antagonistic polities . . . and [Balance Point] carries forward nobly the kind of core SF tale pioneered by writers such as Anderson, Gordon Dickson, Christopher Anvil, James Schmitz, and C. J. Cherryh, offering entertainment aplenty with thoughtful meditations on how humanity can get along with itself or not!"—LocusAbout Robert Buettner and the Orphan's Legacy Series:“Buettner goes well beyond . . . military science fiction . . . he understands . . . living as a soldier—the boredom punctuated by terror, the constant anxiety and self-doubt, the random chaos that battle always is, and the emotional glue that holds together people who may have nothing in common except absolute responsibility for one another's lives.” —Joe Haldeman, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author“[O]nce in a while . . . a contemporary author penetrates to the heart of Heinlein's vision . . . to replicate the master's effects. . . . [O]ne such book [is] Robert Buettner's Orphanage.” —The Washington Post“Entertaining. Buettner shows the Heinlein touch.” —Denver Post
Number of Pages: 365.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pocket Books
Author: Robert Buettner
Language: English
Street Date: January 3, 2017
TCIN: 51975268
UPC: 9781476781907
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-1430

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