Athabasca ePub download
by Alistair MacLean
- ISBN: 0002220059
- ISBN13: 978-0002220057
- ePub: 1450 kb | FB2: 1990 kb
- Language: English
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; First Edition edition (September 25, 1980)
- Pages: 252
- Rating: 4.3/5
- Votes: 466
- Format: lrf docx lrf azw
This book is not primarily about oil, but is based on oil and the means whereby oil is recovered from the earth, so it may be of some interest and help to look briefly at these phenomena
This book is not primarily about oil, but is based on oil and the means whereby oil is recovered from the earth, so it may be of some interest and help to look briefly at these phenomena. What oil is, and how it is formed in the first place, no one quite seems to know. The technical books and treatises on this subject are legion-I am aware that, personally, I haven’t seen a fraction of them-and they are largely, so I am assured, in close agreement-except when they come to what one would have thought was a point of considerable interest: how, precisely, does oil become oil?
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean provided entertainment for me while we were storm stayed in beautiful Beckley, West Virginia, during the Blizzard of '93. It was a good mystery and a fast, suspenseful read.
Athabasca is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1980. As with the novel Night Without End, it depicts adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment. It is laid in the oilfields and oil sands fields of Alaska and Canada and includes a considerable amount of technical detail on the operations
One of those finely honed instincts that comes into operation about ten hours too late.
One of those finely honed instincts that comes into operation about ten hours too late. aybe - but almost certainly not. John was murdered. "Shot? Knifed? What?""Nothing like that. I didn't examine him. I knew that Mr. Morrison and you wouldn't want me to touch him. I didn't have to examine him. He's outside, it's thirty below, and all he's wearing is a linen shirt and jeans
Athabasca - Alistair Maclean Athabasca is mystery whodunit set in the wilds of the Alaskan Oilfields. Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. In 1941 he joined the Royal Navy
Athabasca - Alistair Maclean Athabasca is mystery whodunit set in the wilds of the Alaskan Oilfields. Two very different oil companies are receiving threats of sabotage, yet no demands have been. In 1941 he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at Glasgow University and became a schoolmaster.
The nail-biting tale of sabotage set in the desolate frozen wastes of two ice-bound oil fields, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense, Alistair MacLean. SABOTAGE! THE VICTIMS Two of the most important oil-fields in the world - one in Canada, the other in Alaska. THE SABOTEURS An unknown quantity - deadly and efficient. The oil flow could be interrupted in any one of thousands of places down the trans-Alaskan pipeline. THE RESULT Catastrophe
Alistair Stuart MacLean (Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacGill-Eain; 21 April 1922 - 2 February 1987) was a Scottish novelist who wrote popular thrillers and adventure stories. His works include The Guns of Navarone, Ice Station Zebra and Where Eagles Dare - all three were made into popular films.
Alistair Stuart MacLean (Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacGill-Eain; 21 April 1922 - 2 February 1987) was a Scottish novelist who wrote popular thrillers and adventure stories. He also wrote two novels under the pseudonym Ian Stuart.
Night Without End. DEDICATION (
Night Without End. DEDICATION (. Tired of having my exposed hands alternately frozen, I had dropped my book, zipped my sleeping-bag up to the chin and was drowsily watching him carving figurines from a length of inferior narwhal tusk when his hands suddenly fell still and he sat quite motionless.
They are not, with the public's eye on both them and us, going to come and hold our hands because of any anonymous threat by some anonymous crackpot. Mackenzie said, "So it amounts to this. until actual sabotage occurs, you can expect no outside help. So far as preventive measures are concerned, you're dependent solely upon Bronowski and his security teams.