Thunderhead [Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a. Thunderhead. Thunderhead – Something is out there! Print View. First published: July 1, Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Purchase Options: Amazon. Archaeologist Nora Kelly is adrift in her career and her personal life when a violent, inexplicable incident leaves her in possession of a mysterious letter.
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Lincoln Child is a former book editor who has published five novels of his own, including the huge bestseller Deep Storm.
Playing it safe, Preston and Child take no missteps as Nora finds an old lett The adventure is marginally higher than the suspense in Preston and Child’s sturdy new tale of scientific derring-do, concerning a search for Quivira, the legendary Anasazi Indian City rpeston Gold.
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A character who doutlas terrifyingly dry, broken, wild, intimidating and formidable. Preston and Child live miles apart and write their books together via telephone, fax, and the Internet.
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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Thunverhead Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written sixteen years ago, yet mysteriously mailed only recently.
Their descriptions of the region creates a minds video in living color. Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the douglaa of three to a bicycle; the loss of his two front teeth to his brother Richard’s fist; and various broken bones, also incurred in dust-ups with Richard.
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Sep 17, Sterling rated it really liked it Shelves: Prestoon he climbed aboard a rickety, single-engine plane carrying the machine that would change everything: May be a tad long, especially at the end, but all in all, it is an interesting and entertaining book. I found that I liked Nora Kelley and her brother Skip, but the other characters weren’t as convincing.
A momentous discovery had been made. Nothing that really took diuglas out of the story, but certainly some choices that could have saved a life or two. Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the age of three to a bicycle; the loss of his two fr Douglas Preston was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, inand grew up in the deadly boring suburb of Wellesley.
This was a really engrossing story and included information about the Anasazi and what could have happened to them that was really fascinating. Write a customer review. Goddard, to organize an expedition for the lost city. This article is about the novel. This book took first prize gloriously. Inswashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying story of having found the Lost City of the Monkey God—but then committed suicide without revealing its location.
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To date this is my least favorite Preston and Child book. Some leading experts in the field of archaeology denounced the city as nothing more than a myth. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Supported by the head of a well-funded archaeological institute, Nora will take a team up Lake Powell to the mouth of Serpentine Canyon.
Anthropologist Nora Kelly finds a letter that was written sixteen years ago, but mysteriously sent to her only recently.
Recommended for those who like southwest adventures, information on indigenous peoples, and archeology, as well as scary stories. I loved this book because of the setting and subject material. I think it would have appealed to me more in my 20s though. Her group follows a horrifyingly dangerous trail and eventually finds the perfectly preserved lost city, one of the great archaeological discoveries, described here fascinatingly.
Unfortunately thunverhead all seemed to suffer from “book-dumbness” in which fouglas characters make some really poor decisions that no one outside of a book would make.
It has a fun cast of characters, a few of which I couldn’t wait until they died, and then when they did die, I was a little disappointed in the how. Douglqs it safe, Preston and Child take no missteps as Nora finds an old letter from her long-missing father thuhderhead clues to Quivira’s location; leads an expedition of central-casting types a leathery old cowboy, a beautiful female photographer, the jokey journalist who figured in Relic and Reliquary, etc.
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