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  • ISBN: 9781538717615
  • ISBN: 1538717611
  • Physical Description: 356 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group, 2021.

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"When dark comet UD3 was spotted near Jupiter's orbit, its existence was largely ignored. But to individuals who knew better -- scientists like Benjamin Schwartz, manager of NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies -- the threat this eight-kilometer comet posed to the survival of the human race was unthinkable. The 150-million-year reign of the dinosaurs ended when an asteroid impact generated more than a billion times the energy of an atomic bomb. What would happen to Earth's seven billion inhabitants if a similar event were allowed to occur? Ben and his indomitable girlfriend Amy Kowalski fly to South America to assemble an international counteraction team, whose notable recruits include Love Mwangi, a UN interpreter and nomad scholar, and Zhen Liu, an extraordinary engineer from China's national space agency. At the same time, on board a polar icebreaker life continues under the looming shadow of comet UD3. Jack Campbell, a photographer for National Geographic, works to capture the beauty of the Arctic before it is gone forever. Gustavo Wayãpi, a Nobel Laureate poet from Brazil, struggles to accept the recent murder of his beloved twin brother. And Maya Gutiérrez, an impassioned marine biologist is -- quite unexpectedly -- falling in love for the first time. Together, these men and women must fight to survive in an unknown future with no rules and nothing to be taken for granted. They have two choices: neutralize the greatest threat the world has ever seen (preferably before mass hysteria hits or world leaders declare World War III) or come to terms with the annihilation of humanity itself. Their mission is codenamed The Effort."-- Provided by publisher.
When dark comet UD3 was spotted near Jupiter's orbit, its existence was largely ignored. Benjamin Schwartz, manager of NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies knew the threat this eight-kilometer comet posed to the survival of the human race. Ben and his girlfriend Amy Kowalski fly to South America to assemble an international counteraction team. On board a polar icebreaker Jack Campbell, a photographer for National Geographic, works to capture the beauty of the Arctic before it is gone forever. They, and other men and women around the world, must fight to survive in an unknown future with no rules and nothing to be taken for granted. Their mission is codenamed The Effort. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Comets > Fiction.
Scientists > Fiction.
Outer space > Fiction.
Genre: Apocalyptic fiction.
Science fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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