The Resource The bomb maker, Thomas Perry

The bomb maker, Thomas Perry

Label
The bomb maker
Title
The bomb maker
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Perry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A bomb is more than a weapon. A bomb is an expression of the bomber's thoughts about you, his predictions of your behavior--a performance designed to fool you into making one fatally wrong move. In The Bomb Maker, Edgar Award-winning author Thomas Perry introduces us to the dark corners of a mind intent on transforming a simple machine into an act of murder--and to those committed to preventing that outcome at any cost. A threat is called into the LAPD Bomb Squad, a team dispatched to a house whose owner is away, and a bomb disguised inside photography equipment exploded in the kitchen. But it is a second bomb hidden in the basement that has devastating consequences--half of the entire Bomb Squad is obliterated within seconds. The fragmented unit turns to Dick Stahl, a former Bomb Squad commander who now operates his own private security company. Having just returned from a grueling job in Mexico, Stahl is reluctant to accept the offer, but senior technicians he had trained were among those killed. On his first day back at the head of the squad, Stahl's team is dispatched to a suspected car bomb outside a gas station. It quickly becomes clear to him that they are dealing with the same mastermind behind the weapon that killed fourteen highly trained men and women barely twenty-four hours before--and that the intended target may be the Bomb Squad itself. As the shadowy organization sponsoring this campaign of terror puts increasing pressure on the bomb maker, and Stahl becomes dangerously entangled with a member of his own team, the fuse on this high-stakes plot only burns faster. The Bomb Maker is Thomas Perry's biggest, most unstoppable thriller yet"--
Summary
A lethally clever designer of explosives tests the skills and collective strength of the highly skilled LAPD Bomb Squad
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10616329
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perry, Thomas
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Bomb squads
  • Bombers (Terrorists)
  • Bombings
  • Bombs
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The bomb maker, Thomas Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989862627
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780802127488
Lccn
2017025438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)989862627
Label
The bomb maker, Thomas Perry
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989862627
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780802127488
Lccn
2017025438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)989862627

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