Lucifer's Hammer

Lucifer's Hammer

Author: Jerry Pournelle

Publisher: Ace Books

ISBN: 0441382886

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Captain Rick Galloway and his men had been talked into volunteering for a dangerous mission--inly to be ruthlessly abandoned when faceless CIA higher-ups pulled the plug on the operation. They were cut off in hostile territory, with local troops and their Cuban "advisors" rapidly closing in. And then the alien spacceship landed. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Lucifer's Hammer
Language: en
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Authors: Jerry Pournelle
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-04 - Publisher: Ace Books

Captain Rick Galloway and his men had been talked into volunteering for a dangerous mission--inly to be ruthlessly abandoned when faceless CIA higher-ups pulled the plug on the operation. They were cut off in hostile territory, with local troops and their Cuban "advisors" rapidly closing in. And then the alien
Imagining the End: The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Jim Holte
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Imagining the End provides students and general readers with contextualized examples of how the apocalypse has been imagined across all mediums of American popular culture. Detailed entries analyze the development, influence, and enjoyment of end-times narratives. Provides readers with comprehensive and contextual essays on major apocalyptic themes and subjects Examines
Postapocalyptic Fiction and the Social Contract
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Claire P. Curtis
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-17 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Fictional accounts of the end of the world rarely explore the end of humanity; instead they present the end of what we now know and the opportunity to start over. Postapocalyptic Fiction and the Social Contract: 'We'll Not Go Home Again' contends that postapocalyptic fiction reflects one of our most
Retreat
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Ethel Baraona Pohl, Marina Otero Verzier, Malkit Shoshan
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-31 - Publisher: dpr-barcelona

Retreat is a lexicon, or inventory of language, to describe the action of withdrawal from civic life. By creating a spatial approach to the language of “escape”, the publication attempts to widen the definitions of familiar terms such as safety, surveillance, and self-reliance. The lexicon draws attention to current global
Donny’S Unauthorized Technical Guide to Harley-Davidson, 1936 to Present
Language: en
Pages: 1056
Authors: Donny Petersen
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-29 - Publisher: iUniverse

Donny Petersen feels honored to share the wealth of his motorcycle knowledge and technical expertise. He offers the real deal in understanding the Harley-Davidson. He gives workable solutions for whatever ails the 1957 to 1985 H-D (Ironhead) Sportster. Graphics, pictures, and charts guide the reader on a sure-footed journey to