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Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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Eagle Strike: An Alex Rider Adventure (Alex Rider Adventures)

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Millions adore him. A philanthropist. Anti-drug crusader. Peace activist. And former pop star the likes of which the world has never seen. Sir Damian Cray even has the president's ear. Yet the president's ear is not enough for Damian — he wants more. Such as the President's fingerprints. So he can manipulate computer systems only the President of the United States has access to. So he can launch nuclear missiles. From aboard Air Force One. All in the name of peace....So what if a few million lives are lost in the process? Teen spy Alex Rider survives a bullfight, a high-speed bicycle chase through Amsterdam, and even being the target in a human video-game, only to face his most disturbing challenge yet: when the best of intentions are driven by insanity, how do you reason with a madman?

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Millions adore him.  A philanthropist.  Anti-drug crusader.  Peace activist.  And former pop star the likes of which the world has never seen.  Sir Damian Cray even has the president's car.  Yet the president's car is not enough for Damian-he wants more.  Such as the president's fingerprints.  So he can manipulate computer systems only the President of the United States has access to.  So he can launch nuclear missiles.  From aboard Air Force One.  All in the name of peace...So what if a few million lives are lost in the process?

Teen spy Alex Rider survives a bullfight, a high-speed bicycle chase through Amsterdam, and even being the target in a human video-game, only to face his most disturbing challenge yet: when the best of intentions are driven by insanity, how do you reason with a madman?

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Sir Damian Cray is a philanthropist, peace activist, and the world's most famouspop star. But still it's not enough. He needs more if he is to save the world. Trouble is, only Alex Rider recognizes that it's the world that needs saving from Sir Damian Cray. Underneath the luster of glamour and fame lies a twisted mind, ready to sacrifice the world for his beliefs. But in the past, Alex has always had the backing of the government. This time, he's on his own. Can one teenager convince the world that the most popular man on earth is a madman bent on destruction-before time runs out?

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ISBN:
9780399239793
Author:
Horowitz, Anthony
Publisher:
Philomel Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Spies
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Thriller
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
France
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Boys / Men
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Alex Rider Adventure
Series Volume:
108-81
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 x 0.88 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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"Synopsis" by ,

Millions adore him.  A philanthropist.  Anti-drug crusader.  Peace activist.  And former pop star the likes of which the world has never seen.  Sir Damian Cray even has the president's car.  Yet the president's car is not enough for Damian-he wants more.  Such as the president's fingerprints.  So he can manipulate computer systems only the President of the United States has access to.  So he can launch nuclear missiles.  From aboard Air Force One.  All in the name of peace...So what if a few million lives are lost in the process?

Teen spy Alex Rider survives a bullfight, a high-speed bicycle chase through Amsterdam, and even being the target in a human video-game, only to face his most disturbing challenge yet: when the best of intentions are driven by insanity, how do you reason with a madman?

"Synopsis" by ,

Sir Damian Cray is a philanthropist, peace activist, and the world's most famouspop star. But still it's not enough. He needs more if he is to save the world. Trouble is, only Alex Rider recognizes that it's the world that needs saving from Sir Damian Cray. Underneath the luster of glamour and fame lies a twisted mind, ready to sacrifice the world for his beliefs. But in the past, Alex has always had the backing of the government. This time, he's on his own. Can one teenager convince the world that the most popular man on earth is a madman bent on destruction-before time runs out?

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