The Resource The bone labyrinth, James Rollins

The bone labyrinth, James Rollins

Label
The bone labyrinth
Title
The bone labyrinth
Statement of responsibility
James Rollins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In this groundbreaking masterpiece of ingenuity and intrigue that spans 50,000 years of human history, New York Times bestselling author James Rollins takes us to mankind's next great leap. But will it mark a new chapter in our development. or our extinction? A war is coming, a battle that will stretch from the prehistoric forests of the ancient past to the cutting-edge research labs of today. In the remote mountains of Croatia, an archaeologist makes a strange discovery: a subterranean Catholic chapel, hidden for centuries, holds the bones of a Neanderthal woman. In the same cavern system, elaborate primitive paintings tell the story of an immense battle between tribes of Neanderthals and monstrous shadowy figures. Who is this mysterious enemy depicted in these ancient drawings, and what do the paintings mean? Before any questions can be answered, the investigative team is attacked, while at the same time, a bloody assault is made upon a primate research center outside of Atlanta. How are these events connected? Who is behind these attacks? The search for the truth will take Commander Gray Pierce of Sigma Force 50,000 years into the past. As he and Sigma trace the evolution of human intelligence to its true source, they will be plunged into a cataclysmic battle for the future of humanity that stretches across the globe. and beyond. With the fate of our future at stake, Sigma embarks on its most harrowing odyssey ever--a breathtaking quest that will take them from ancient tunnels in Ecuador that span the breadth of South America to a millennia-old necropolis holding the bones of our ancestors. Along the way, revelations involving the lost continent of Atlantis will reveal true mysteries tied to mankind's first steps on the moon. Gray Pierce and his team will face their greatest threat: an ancient evil, resurrected by modern genetic science, strong enough to bring about the end of man's dominance on this planet. Only this time, Sigma will falter--and the
  • World we know will change forever. One of James Rollins's most ambitious stories to date, The Bone Labyrinth combines science, adventure, historical mystery, archaeology, technology, and legend in a brilliantly inventive tale that connects early man and the fate of the Neanderthals, while exploring the evolution of human intelligence from its wellspring to where we, as a species, may be headed next. Full of ingenious twists, it is a pulse-pounding epic from a master storyteller at the pinnacle of his creative powers
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
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Rollins, James
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O5398
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
A Sigma Force novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pierce, Grayson (Fictitious character)
  • Antiquities
  • Evolution
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Neanderthals
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Voyages to the otherworld
Label
The bone labyrinth, James Rollins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references in author's Note to readers: truth or fiction (Pages 463-471)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 471 pages
Isbn
9780062381644
Lccn
2015041568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn914329877
  • (OCoLC)914329877
Label
The bone labyrinth, James Rollins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references in author's Note to readers: truth or fiction (Pages 463-471)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 471 pages
Isbn
9780062381644
Lccn
2015041568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn914329877
  • (OCoLC)914329877

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