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The Manila Galleon
by Jason Schoonover




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The Manila galleon was the annual treasure ship sailing between Acapulco and Manila for 250 years. THE MANILA GALLEON is dovetailing adventures: one set in 1704, the other today. Protagonists in each-one a privateer from the frontier town of New York, the other an adventurer from modern Manhattan-try to claim the prize. Each tries to understand the purpose of a mysterious statue aboard. In the past, it is possessed by a Jesuit with earth-shaking ambitions. The stakes are equally high on the modern side-a fortune in treasure. If al-Queda linked Asian terrorists seize it, the Religious World War will explode to unimaginable levels. Past and present coverge in a multi-layered climax, restoring a legend to his rightful place in history. "A MAJOR WRITER OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN SCENE"-Bangkok POST. "JASON SCHOONOVER IS AMONG A SMALL HANDFUL OF AUTHORS WHO INSPIRED ME TO BECOME A WRITER"-Jack DuBrul, bestselling author of PANDORA'S CURSE and DEEP FIRE RISING. Website: jasonschoonover.com

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Overview

The Manila galleon was the annual treasure ship sailing between Acapulco and Manila for 250 years. THE MANILA GALLEON is dovetailing adventures: one set in 1704, the other today. Protagonists in each-one a privateer from the frontier town of New York, the other an adventurer from modern Manhattan-try to claim the prize. Each tries to understand the purpose of a mysterious statue aboard. In the past, it is possessed by a Jesuit with earth-shaking ambitions. The stakes are equally high on the modern side-a fortune in treasure. If al-Queda linked Asian terrorists seize it, the Religious World War will explode to unimaginable levels. Past and present coverge in a multi-layered climax, restoring a legend to his rightful place in history. "A MAJOR WRITER OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN SCENE"-Bangkok POST. "JASON SCHOONOVER IS AMONG A SMALL HANDFUL OF AUTHORS WHO INSPIRED ME TO BECOME A WRITER"-Jack DuBrul, bestselling author of PANDORA'S CURSE and DEEP FIRE RISING. Website: jasonschoonover.com


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  • ISBN-13: 9781411675889
  • ISBN-10: 1411675886
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publish Date: February 2006
  • Page Count: 300
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.67 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.97 pounds


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