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By the rivers of Babylon, and other stories

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StatementJorge de Sena ; edited and with a preface by Daphne Patai.
ContributionsPatai, Daphne, 1943-
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LC ClassificationsPQ9261.S337 A6 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 155 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2044191M
ISBN 10081351388X
LC Control Number88021100

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He attended Hofstra University, where he received a degree in political science and history. By the Rivers of Babylon is a thriller novel by Nelson DeMille. The plot focuses on two new Concorde jets that are flying to a U.N.

meeting that will bring peace to the Middle East. However, en route to the meeting, the crews are advised by radio that bombs were hidden during the aircraft's manufacture, and they are forced on to an alternate route. DeMille’s earlier books were NYPD detective novels.

His first major novel was By the Rivers of Babylon, published in and still in print, as are all his succeeding novels. He is a member of American Mensa, the Authors Guild, and past president of the Mystery Writers of America.

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