Moonfall by Jack McDevitt
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ISBN
9780002247054
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
464
Dimensions
333 x 515mm

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It's time to panic . . .

A comet is coming. It's going to hit the moon. And the moon is going to fall. On us.

Out of the blindside of a total solar eclipse comes a fundamental threat to life on our planet. Moonbase, the NASA project establishing at last permanent human activity on the moon, has been up and running for precisely five days. If it's knocked out, it'll be a hell of a blow to the US President, Henry Kolladner, who came to office riding high on the space ticket.

And it'll be a bit of a blow to his deputy, Vice President Charlie Haskell, who's actually up there, preparing for the inauguration speech. If the comet fully impacts, there'll be no more moon at all. Billions of tons of lunar rock will crash to Earth. There'll be tidal waves, quakes, global destruction.

It's a tough call for the President. Does he declare a state of emergency and start evacuating the entire coastal population of America? Imagine the chaos, the looting, the riots . . .

Should he panic? Wouldn't you?
ISBN:
9780002247054
Publication Date:
22 / 08 / 2000
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
333 x 515mm

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