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Title:
The mummy returns
Author:
Collins, Max Allan.
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Edition:
Berkley Boulevard edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Berkley Boulevard Books, 2001.
Physical Description:
290 pages ; 18 cm
General Note:
"Now a major motion picture from Universal Picutres"--Cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780425179260
Format :
Book

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Now a Major Motion Picture from Universal PicturesStarring Brendan Fraser and The RockBased on the motion picture screenplay by Stephen SommersThe Evil ReturnsHidden deep in the Egyptian desert, the mummified remains of Imhotep-accursed High Priest of Osiris-are uncovered once more by his loyal followers. Brought back to life, Imhotep sets out to find the legendary resting-place of the very first Pharaoh-the Scorpion King-and unleash an unstoppable army of evil upon the earth…The Adventure ContinuesNine years after their adventure in the desert, daring ex-legionnaire Rick O'Connell and archaeologist Evelyn Carnarvon are happily married, with their precocious son accompanying them on a dig in the desert. What they accidentally discover is the key to locating the Lost Oasis of Ahm Shere, where the undead Army of Anubis awaits the order to destroy mankind, and the hideous Scorpion King awaits those who will challenge his power. Now, Rick and Evelyn find themselves in a deadly race against Imhotep and his sinister minions, with the fate of all humanity-and the life of their son-hanging in the balance…


Author Notes

Max Allen Collins was born in 1948 in Muscatine, Iowa. He is a two-time winner of the Private Eye Writer's of America's Shamus Award for his Nathaniel Heller historical thrillers "True Detective" and "Stolen Away". Collins also wrote the Dick Tracy comic strip begining in 1977 and ending in the early 1990s. He has contributed to a number of other comics, including Batman. Collins created his first independent feature film, Mommy, following a nightmarish experience as screenwriter on the cable movie The Expert.

Collins has been contracted by DC Comics to write three tie-ins to his critically acclaimed graphic novel "The Road to Perdition", which was adapted into the feature film. Author of other such move tie-in bestsellers as "In the Line of Fire" and "Air Force One", he is also the screenwriter/director of the cult favorite suspense films "Mommie" and "Mommie's Day".

(Publisher Provided) Max Allen Collins was born in Muscatine, Iowa on March 3, 1948.

His graphic novel Road to Perdition, published in 1998, is the basis of the Academy Award-winning 2002 film starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman and Daniel Craig. His other works include Road to Purgatory, Road to Paradise, Return to Perdition, Bye Bye, Baby, and Target Lancer. He won the Shamus awards for True Detective in 1983 and Stolen Away in 1991. He is completing a number of Mike Hammer novels begun by the late Mickey Spillane. He has collaborated with his wife Barbara Collins on three novels and numerous short stories. Their Antiques Flee Market won the Romantic Times Best Humorous Mystery Novel award in 2009.

His comics credits include the syndicated strip Dick Tracy (1977-1993), Ms. Tree, Batman; and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, based on the hit TV series for which he has also written ten novels. He has written tie-in books for several movies including Saving Private Ryan, Air Force One, and American Gangster, which won the Best Novel Scribe Award in 2008 from the International Association of Tie-in Writers.

His non-fiction works include The History of Mystery and Men's Adventure Magazines, which won Anthony Award. He is also an independent filmmaker. He has written and directed five features and two documentaries, including the Lifetime movie Mommy and the sequel, Mommy's Day.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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