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Eagle Strike (Hardback, American ed)

By Horowitz, Anthony

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After a chance encounter with assassin Yassen Gregorovich in the South of France, teenage spy Alex Rider investigates international pop star and philanthropist Damian Cray whose new video game venture hides sinister motives involving Air Force One, nuclear missiles, and the inter... read full description below.

ISBN 9780399239793
Published 1 April 2004 by Penguin
Format Hardback, American ed
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Series Alex Rider
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ISBN-13 9780399239793
ISBN-10 0399239790
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Philomel Books,U.S.
Publication Date 1 April 2004
International Publication Date 12 April 2004
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, American ed
Edition American ed
Author(s) By Horowitz, Anthony
Series Alex Rider
Category Adventure / Thriller
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 146mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 431g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Spies - Fiction., Adventure and adventurers - Fiction., Orphans - Fiction.
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text College/higher education;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Millions adore him. A philanthropist. Anti-drug crusader. Peace activist. And former pop star the likes of which the world has never seen. Sir Damian Cray even has the presidents ear. Yet the presidents ear is not enough for Damianhe wants more. Such as the presidents fingerprints. So he can manipulate computer systems only the President of the United States has access to. So he can launch nuclear missiles. From aboard Air Force One. All in the name of peace.... So what if a few million lives are lost in the process? Teen spy Alex Rider survives a bullfight, a high-speed bicycle chase through Amsterdam, and even being the target in a human video-game, only to face his most disturbing challenge yet: when the best of intentions are driven by insanity, how do you reason with a madman?

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Author's Bio

Anthony Horowitz (anthonyhorowitz.com) is a world-renowned screenwriter for film and television, having received multiple awards. And he is, of course, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Alex Rider novels, which have become bestsellers the world over, spawned a major motion picture, and a line of graphic novels. A master of the spy thriller, Anthony is the only writer authorized by both the Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming Estates to write original Sherlock Holmes and James Bond novels, respectively. Anthony lives with his wife in London, England; they are parents to two grown boys. Follow Anthony on Twitter @AnthonyHorowitz.

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