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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 12, 1981 - Fiction - 310 pages
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A group of Muslim extremists steal nuclear fuel from a power plant then proceed to manufacture nuclear bombs by kidnapping nuclear scientists and setting them to work. The terrorist leader then tries ... Read full review

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Fast-paced action, which I could not seem to get enough in my teens. Read full review

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Alistair MacLean was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1922. After attending Highland High School, he served in the Navy during World War II. He then went on to graduate from Glasgow University. MacLean wrote the bestsellers "HMS Ulysses," "The Guns of Navarone," "Ice Station Zebra," "Where Eagles Dare," "Dark Crusader," "Satan Bug," and "Captain Cook: A Biography." MacLean died on February 2, 1987 in Munich.