The Resource Whiteout, Ken Follett

Whiteout, Ken Follett

Label
Whiteout
Title
Whiteout
Statement of responsibility
Ken Follett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jealousies, distrust, and hidden rivalries uncover dark secrets, then a dozen vials of a deadly virus go missing. As a blizzard whips out of the north on Christmas Eve, several people converge on a remote family house. Stanley Oxenford, director of a pharmaceutical research company, has everything riding on a drug he is developing to fight a lethal virus. Several others are interested in his success too: his children, at home for Christmas with their offspring, have their eyes on the money he will make; Toni Gallo, head of his security team and recently forced to resign from the police, is betting her career on keeping it safe; an ambitious local television reporter sniffs a story, even if he has to bend the facts to tell it; and a violent trio of thugs are on their way to steal it, with a client already waiting. As the storm worsens and the group is laid under siege by the elements, the emotional sparks crackle and dark secrets are revealed that threaten to drive Stanley and his family apart for ever
Summary
A missing canister containing a deadly virus forms the center of a storm that traps Stanley Oxenford, director of a medical research firm, and a violent trio of thugs in a remote house during a Christmas Eve blizzard
Theme
Storyline
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Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
128796
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Follett, Ken
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Virus diseases
  • Pharmaceutical industry
Target audience
adult
Label
Whiteout, Ken Follett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
471 pages
Isbn
9780330490696
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780330490696
Label
Whiteout, Ken Follett
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
471 pages
Isbn
9780330490696
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780330490696

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