Dead Hand

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Macmillan, Apr 28, 2009 - Fiction - 384 pages
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When an unforeseen asteroid strikes Siberia with the force of a thousand Hiroshimas, it triggers Dead Hand, the ultimate defense mechanism developed by the Soviets at the height of the Cold War.

The missiles are pointing at the United States and its European allies, and ultra-nationalist General Likatchev is willing to use them as blackmail to topple the government in Moscow and return Russia to her status as a world power.

When Russia responds to diplomatic queries with cold silence, a NATO special operations unit is dropped into Siberia. Trapped in a region ravaged by freezing snow and the hellish aftermath of the asteroid impact, the NATO forces are racing against time to track down Likatchev and dismantle Dead Hand before a global holocaust is unleashed.

 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
7
Section 3
26
Section 4
44
Section 5
54
Section 6
64
Section 7
81
Section 8
95
Section 16
213
Section 17
231
Section 18
242
Section 19
256
Section 20
269
Section 21
288
Section 22
298
Section 23
308

Section 9
110
Section 10
125
Section 11
142
Section 12
154
Section 13
165
Section 14
177
Section 15
195
Section 24
321
Section 25
332
Section 26
355
Section 27
359
Section 28
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Gerald J. Alred is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, where he teaches business and technical writing. He is also the coauthor of Writing That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001), and the author of The St. Martin's Bibliography of Business and Technical Communication (St. Martin's Press, 1997).

Charles T. Brusaw is presently a business writing consultant for corporations worldwide. He retired from NCR Corporation after working for twenty years as a technical writer. He has also worked in advertising, public relations, and curriculum development. He is also the coauthor of Writing That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001).

Walter E. Oliu is Acting Director of the Division of Freedom of Information and Publications Services at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and has taught at Miami University of Ohio and Slippery Rock State University. He is the coauthor of Writing That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001).

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