The Gemini Contenders

The Gemini Contenders

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by Robert Ludlum, Anthony Heald
     
 

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December 9, 1939, Salonika, Greece. Five trucks enter the guarded encampment of the Order of Xenope, a harsh monastic brotherhood.

All instructions and schedules have been meticulously planned. The objective: Deliver a small iron vault into the hands of one Savarone Fontini-Christi, a wealthy and influential padrone of northern Italy. The vault has been buried for

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December 9, 1939, Salonika, Greece. Five trucks enter the guarded encampment of the Order of Xenope, a harsh monastic brotherhood.

All instructions and schedules have been meticulously planned. The objective: Deliver a small iron vault into the hands of one Savarone Fontini-Christi, a wealthy and influential padrone of northern Italy. The vault has been buried for over 15 centuries. What are its contents and why is there such a desperate urgency?

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Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Gemini Contenders
 
“[Robert Ludlum’s] most ambitious novel . . . Its twist and turns carry the reader on a fast bobsled run. . . . A marvelously unflagging imagination.”The New York Times
 
“A winner . . . one of those books you intend to put down after just one more chapter . . . suddenly it’s two in the morning and you’ve read the whole thing.”—United Press International
 
“A skyrocket of a book . . . The action never stops for a second.”The Plain Dealer
 
“Packed full of excitement.”The Denver Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553471274
Publisher:
Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
Abridged, 4 Cassettes, 4 hrs.
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
4.44(w) x 7.17(h) x 1.42(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-one novels, each a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 210 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. In addition to the Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum—he was the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and The Apocalypse Watch, among many others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March 2001.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 25, 1927
Date of Death:
March 12, 2001
Place of Death:
Naples, Florida
Education:
B.A., Wesleyan University, 1951
Website:
http://www.ludlumbooks.com/

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