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The Resource Operation Napoleon, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb

Operation Napoleon, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb

Label
Operation Napoleon
Title
Operation Napoleon
Statement of responsibility
Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ice
  • eng
Summary
"1945: a lost German bomber crashes on the Vatnajokull glacier in Iceland. Inexplicably, in the midst of World War Two, there are both German and American officers on board. One of the senior German officers claims that their best chance of survival is to try to walk to the nearest farm and sets off, a briefcase handcuffed to his wrist. 1999, mid-winter, and the US Army is secretively trying to remove an aeroplane from the Vatnajokull glacier. By coincidence two young Icelanders become involved - but will pay with their lives. Before they are captured, one of the two contacts his sister, Kristin, who will not rest until she discovers the truth of her brother's fate. Her pursuit puts her in great danger, leading her on a long and hazardous journey in search of the key to the riddle about Operation Napoleon."--Book cover
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
839.6935
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Icelandic
Literary form
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Operation Napoleon, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb
Label
Operation Napoleon, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb
Publication
Note
"First published with the title Napóleonsskjölin by Vaka Helgafell, Reykjavík in 1999."--T.p. verso
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In 1945, a German bomber is caught in a blizzard and crashes on a glacier. Inexplicably, there are both German and American officers on board. A senior German officer tries to walk to safety, a briefcase handcuffed to his wrist. In 1999, the US Army is secretly trying to remove an aeroplane from the same glacier. Some young Icelanders become involved and are led on a long hazardous journey in search of the key to the riddle about Operation Napoleon
Control code
544935
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780099535638
Isbn Type
(Vintage 2011)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP544935
  • 13406700
  • (OCoLC)646400300
  • (Nz)13406700

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