Sacred Stone Book Summary and Study Guide

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, Craig Dirgo
Berkley, Oct 2004, 15.00, 416 pp.
ISBN: 0425198480

Archeologist John Ackerman uncovers a meteorite while working on a millennium old Vikings excavation in Greenland. He realizes that the stone is radioactive, struck earth around 50,000 years ago, and that Eric the Red and his followers must have buried it in this cave because they must have learned first hand the danger it posed.
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Two deadly opponents want to possess the Viking meteorite to use in constructing a devastating super- bomb that can wipe out an entire city in a blink. Aleimein Al-Kahlifa and his Muslim group believe this as an omen from God to use with a nuclear device stolen in the Ukraine to destroy London, while billionaire industrialist Halifax Hickman sees the opportunity to use the material with his industrial know how to destroy Islam. Juan Cabrillo, Chairman of the Corporation, sends his experts to stop both factions from succeeding in their respective mass destruction plots.

As with the first Oregon Files book, GOLDEN BUDDHA, Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo provide an action-packed thriller filled with incredible amounts of technological elements especially of nuclear and naval facts.

Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very humorous Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   arabs and/or muslims

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   North Pole

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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