Core: a novel

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W. Morrow, 1993 - Fiction - 350 pages
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Armed with his father's discovery of a superhard crystal, Leidy Hunter teams up with fiercely independent scientist Marta McDougal to develop a machine to bore through the earth's crust to its core. 20,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Maybe-here-and-now yarn about a project to drill a hole down to the Earth's core in order to study the source of the planet's magnetic field, which is breaking down and wobbling about and threatening ... Read full review


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Paul Preuss is the author of 13 novels, including Secret Passages and the near-future thrillers Core and Starfire. His non-fiction has appeared in The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Besides writing, he has been a science consultant for several film companies.

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