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Collection: Good Reading
Call Number: M
Author: Berry, Steve
Title: The omega factor
Summary, etc. note: "The Ghent Altarpiece is the most violated work of art in the world. Thirteen times it has been vandalized, dismantled, or stolen. Why? What secrets does it hold? Enter UNESCO investigator, Nicholas Lee, who works for the United Nations' Cultural Liaison and Investigative Office (CLIO). Nick's job is to protect the world's cultural artifacts-including countless lesser-known objects and national treasures. When Nick travels to Belgium for a visit with a woman from his past, he unwittingly stumbles on the trail of the twelfth panel for the Ghent Altarpiece, stolen in 1934 under cover of night and never seen since. Soon Nick is plunged into a bitter conflict, one that has been simmering for nearly two thousand years. On one side is the Maidens of Saint-Michael, les Vautours, Vultures, a secret order of nuns and the guardians of a great truth. Pitted against them is the Vatican, which has wanted for centuries to both find and possess what the nuns guard. Because of Nick the maidens have finally been exposed, their secret placed in dire jeopardy-a vulnerability that the Vatican swiftly moves to exploit utilizing an ambitious cardinal and a corrupt archbishop, both with agendas of their own. From the tranquil canals of Ghent, to the towering bastions of Carcassonne, and finally into an ancient abbey high in the French Pyrenees, Nick Lee must confront a modern-day religious crusade intent on eliminating a shocking truth from humanity's past. Success or failure-life and death-all turn on the Omega Factor"--

International Standard Book Number: 9781538720943
: (hardcover)
: (ebook)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9781538720967
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PS3602.E764
Item number: O44 2022
Edition number: 23/eng/20211104
Classification number: 813/.6
Dates associated with a name: 1955-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Steve Berry.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York , NY
Name of publisher: Grand Central Publishing,Hachette Book Group
Date of publication: 2022
Projected publication date: 2206
: New York :
: Grand Central Publishing,
: 2022.
Extent: 439 pages
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B&T 6/17/22
Purchase price: 29.00
Subject: Art-European
Subject: History
Source of term: lcgft
Genre/form data or focus term: Novels.
: acquire
: 1 shelf copy
: policy default
: xk18 2021-11-04
: xk18 2021-11-04; to CIP (TW Situational)

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