Sole Survivor

Sole Survivor

A Novel

Book - 1997 | 1st ed. --
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A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead -- no survivors. Among the victims are the wife and two daughters of Joe Carpenter, a Los Angeles Post crime reporter. A year after the crash, still gripped by an almost paralyzing grief, Joe encounters a woman named Rose, who claims to have survived the crash. She holds out the possibility of a secret that will bring Joe peace of mind. But before he can ask any questions, she slips away. Driven now by rage (have the authorities withheld information?) and a hope almost as unbearable as his grief (if there is one survivor, are there others?), Joe sets out to find the mysterious woman. His search immediately leads him into the path of a powerful and shadowy organization hell-bent on stopping Rose before she can reveal what she knows about the crash. Sole Survivor unfolds at a heart-stopping pace, as a desperate chase and a shattering emotional odyssey lead Joe to a truth that will force him to reassess everything he thought he knew about life and death -- a truth that, given the chance, will rock the world and redefine the destiny of humanity. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780679425267
Branch Call Number: FIC Koont 3578au 1
FIC Koont
Characteristics: 321 p.


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Feb 17, 2016

Interesting but not a real page turner. Average as far as Koontz books go.

fmisaac May 29, 2012

Plane CrAsh

Jan 26, 2012

Took a while for this book's plot to develop, but it got better as you continue to read. Interesting "explanation" that Koontz's creates as to how the "sole survivor" survives a devastating plane crash, which answers all your questions you will have as you read this novel.

Jan 07, 2012

Great! Koontz shows why he is one of the best in the business. Keeps you turning the pages until the end.

Jan 23, 2011

Sole Survivor ---- by Dean Koontz c - 1997. ---- SLOW! ---- RichardPaul

Jun 25, 2010

One of the scariest book I have ever read. Great for anyone who loves a good mystery!

Dani_106 Dec 21, 2009

The ending was not what I was expecting, but I enjoyed it. Kept me guessing and wanting to read more.

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