G.P. Putnam's Sons, Paperback, 9780425191729, 432pp.
Publication Date: October 7, 2003
The Corporation, a group of highly intelligent and skilled mercenaries, under the leadership of Juan Cabrillo, board a brand new ship. It's a state-of-the-art seagoing marvel with unthinkable technology at its disposal. And it's designed to look like a rusty old lumber hauler. But if Cabrillo and his team plan to make this spy shiptheir new headquarters, their first mission had better be a success.
With the secret backing of the US government, Cabrillo sets out to put Tibet back in the hands of the Dalai Lama by striking a deal with the Russians and the Chinese. His main negotiatingchip is knowledge of a golden Buddha containing records of vast oil reserves in the disputed land. But first, he'll have to locate and steal the all-important artifact. And there are certain people who would do anything in their power to see him fail...
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