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Able One

(2010)
A novel by

 
When a nuclear missile launched by a rogue North Korean faction explodes in space the resulting shockwave destroys the world's satellites, throwing global communication into chaos. The United States military satellites, designed to withstand such an assault, show that two more missiles are sitting on the launch pad in North Korea, ready to be deployed. Faced with the threat of a thermonuclear attack, the United States has only one possible defense: Able One.

ABL-1, or Able One, is a modified 747 fitted with a high-powered laser able to knock out missiles in flight. But both the laser's technology and the jet's crew are untested. What was originally to be a training flight with a skeleton crew turns into a desperate race to destroy the two remaining nukes. Will Able One's experimental technology be enough to prevent World War III - especially when it becomes clear that a saboteur is onboard?

Able One is a timely thrill-ride by one of science fiction's most respected novelists.

Genre: Thriller    Get it on Google Play
 

Hardback Editions

February 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-7653-2386-9 / 978-0-7653-2386-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2011 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-7653-6358-5 / 978-0-7653-6358-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Dr Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-7653-8298-9 / 978-0-7653-8298-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martins Press-3pl
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

March 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4417-2533-4 / 978-1-4417-2533-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2010 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4417-2530-X / 978-1-4417-2530-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Able One (Library Edition)
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4417-2531-8 / 978-1-4417-2531-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4417-2534-2 / 978-1-4417-2534-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Able One
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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