Home > Sales & Coupons > Bargain Books >

Thomason, Dustin | 12.21 | Signed First Edition Copy
12.21 | Thomason, Dustin | Signed First Edition Book


 
12.21 by Dustin Thomason
AUTHOR AUTOGRAPHED HARDCOVER BOOK


First edition, second printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket in archival acetate cover, signed by the author. 2012 NY: The Dial Press ISBN 9780385341400
VJ Books Price $12.99

Purchase this book and earn 1000 points --> Learn more about MyRewards
12.21
Signed 1st Edition


Availability: Usually Ships in 24 to 72 Hours

Book Description
 

12.21 by Dustin Thomason - SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOK


See all titles by Dustin Thomason.

For decades, December 21, 2012, has been a touchstone for doomsayers worldwide. It is the date, they claim, when the ancient Maya calendar predicts the world will end.

In Los Angeles, two weeks before, all is calm. Dr. Gabriel Stanton takes his usual morning bike ride, drops off the dog with his ex-wife, and heads to the lab where he studies incurable prion diseases for the CDC. His first phone call is from a hospital resident who has an urgent case she thinks he needs to see. Meanwhile, Chel Manu, a Guatemalan American researcher at the Getty Museum, is interrupted by a desperate, unwelcome visitor from the black market antiquities trade who thrusts a duffel bag into her hands.

By the end of the day, Stanton, the foremost expert on some of the rarest infections in the world, is grappling with a patient whose every symptom confounds and terrifies him. And Chel, the brightest young star in the field of Maya studies, has possession of an illegal artifact that has miraculously survived the centuries intact: a priceless codex from a lost city of her ancestors. This extraordinary record, written in secret by a royal scribe, seems to hold the answer to her life’s work and to one of history’s great riddles: why the Maya kingdoms vanished overnight. Suddenly it seems that our own civilization might suffer this same fate.

With only days remaining until December 21, 2012, Stanton and Chel must join forces before time runs out.

Assurance of Quality
VJ Books provides the finest in signed first editions and collectible books. In so doing, we consistently inspect and grade each book using professional standards. Every dust jacket is placed in acid-free archival quality acetate. Prior to leaving our warehouse, each item is prepared to ensure safe delivery.

Share your knowledge of this book with other customers... Be the first to write a review

Browse for more books in the same category as this item:

Sales & Coupons > Bargain Books
Collectibles > Signed Books
Mysteries
Mysteries > S - Z
Collectibles > Signed Books > Authors S - Z
Collectibles
New Coupon Category