The Fifth Horseman

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Avon, Aug 1, 1981 - Fiction - 496 pages
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An adventure tale involving a group of Palestinian terrorists who threaten to destroy New York City.

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User Review  - Geo Forman - Goodreads

A nuclear bomb capable of destroying NYC is hidden in the city by Lybian agents as blackmail to get Israel to abandon their settlements on the west bank. Even though written in the 1980's, it is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick Gibson - Goodreads

Read this a long time ago and thought I would give it a re-read before the book gets donated to Goodwill. This is a solid doomsday thriller written before authors started cranking this genre out on a monthly basis. A little dated but still relevant. Read full review


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Larry Collins has been a captain of the Los Angeles County Fire Department's central USAR Company since 1990. He has been involved in rescue operations worldwide, including the Pentagon collapse during the September 11, 2001 attacks, and the Alfred P. Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City, as well as numerous natural disasters such as the Northridge (CA) earthquake. Collins has been awarded multiple medals of valor for distinguished service.

Lapierre donates half his royalties to support humanitarian causes in India.

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