Athabasca
Published: 1980

Synopsis:

The nail-biting tale of sabotage set in the desolate frozen wastes of two ice-bound oil fields.

THE VICTIMS
Two of the most important oil-fields in the world - one in Canada, the other in Alaska.

THE SABOTEURS
An unknown quantity - deadly and efficient. The oil flow could be interrupted in any one of thousands of places down the trans-Alaskan pipeline.

THE RESULT
Catastrophe.

One man, Jim Brady, is called in to save the life-blood of the world as unerringly, the chosen targets fall at the hands of a hidden enemy…


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Athabasca (novel)

Athabasca is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1980. As with the novel Night Without End, it depicts adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment. It is laid in the oilfields and oil sands fields of Alaska and Canada and includes a considerable amount of technical detail on the operations.

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