Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket and ffep removed. Good reading copy. 389 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1971. ISBN: 0684105543. Why are Quasars suddenly blinking out in the far reaches of the universe? Why has a mysterious organization gathered deep beneath a mountain of granite somewhere in the American desert? What does a retired ax murderess have in common with an alcoholic expert on St. Thomas Aquinas? How can a man sealed inside a Patton tank be shot and killed when the only witness is able to swear that there was no murder?