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Quantico

(2005)
(The first book in the Quantico series)
A novel by

 
 
A near-future thriller that pits young FBI agents against a brilliant, homegrown terrorist.

It's the second decade of the twenty-first century, and terrorism has escalated almost beyond control. The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem has been blown to bits by extremists and, in retaliation, thousands have died in another major attack on the United States. New weapons are being spawned in remote basement labs. No one feels safe.

In North America, the FBI uses cutting-edge technology to thwart domestic terrorists. Sat-linked engine blockers stop drug-traffickers cold; devices the size of Magic Markers test for bio-hazards on the spot; 3-D projectors reconstruct crime scenes from hours-old evidence; and sophisticated bomb suits protect against all but the most savage forces. Despite all this, the War on Terror has reached a deadly stalemate.

Now the FBI has been dispatched to deal with a new menace. Like the Anthrax threat of 2001, a plague targeted to ethnic groups--Jews or Muslims or both--has the potential to wipe out entire populations. But the FBI itself is under political assault. There's a good chance agents William Griffin, Fouad Al-Husam, and Jane Rowland will be part of the last class at Quantico. As the young agents hunt a brilliant homegrown terrorist, they join forces with veteran bio-terror expert Rebecca Rose. But the plot they uncover--and the man they chase--proves far more complex than anyone expects.

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Used availability for Greg Bear's Quantico

Hardback Editions

March 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Perseus
ISBN: 1-59315-445-3 / 978-1-59315-445-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vanguard Press
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2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
ISBN: 1-58288-217-7 / 978-1-58288-217-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: SFBC
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November 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
ISBN: 0-00-712978-5 / 978-0-00-712978-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
ISBN: 1-4976-4233-7 / 978-1-4976-4233-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
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February 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Quantico: A Novel
Author(s): Greg Bear
ISBN: 1-59315-473-9 / 978-1-59315-473-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vanguard Press
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July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
ISBN: 0-00-712979-3 / 978-0-00-712979-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

November 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2007 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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May 2007 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Quantico (Sound Library)
Author(s): Greg Bear
ISBN: 0-7927-4903-0 / 978-0-7927-4903-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
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March 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Quantico: Quantico Book 1
Author(s): Greg Bear
Publisher: Gateway
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November 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Quantico
Author(s): Greg Bear
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK