A Hole in Texas|Herman Wouk
A Hole in Texas
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With this rollicking novel hailed equally for its satiric bite, its lightly borne scientific savvy, and its tender compassion for foible-prone humanity, one of America's preeminent storytellers returns to fiction.

Guy Carpenter is a regular guy, a family man, an obscure NASA scientist, when he is jolted out of his quiet life and summoned to the corridors of power in Washington, D.C. Through a turn of events as unlikely as it is inevitable, Guy finds himself compromised by scandal and romance, hounded by Hollywood, and agonizingly alone at the white-hot center of a firestorm ignited as three potent forces of American culture -- politics, big science, and the media -- spectacularly collide.


  • ISBN-13: 9780316010856
  • ISBN-10: 0316010855
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • Publish Date: June 2005
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.56 x 0.79 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.56 pounds
  • Page Count: 288