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  • ISBN: 9780307595973 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307595978 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (481 pages)
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain by William Heinemann"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.:
Avoiding the lifestyle of his late gangster father by working as a clock repairman, Joe Spork fixes an unusual device that turns out to be a former secret agent's doomsday machine and incurs the wrath of the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Clocks and watches > Repairing > Fiction.
Children of gangsters > England > London > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Older women > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Apocalyptic fiction.
Spy stories.
Fantasy fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Electronic books.

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