The sadistic former chief of a tropical prison has a sample of a substance that would make cheap nuclear weapons possible. He also has memorized a key formula and is seeking the highest bids he can. He maintains his base of operations at the now-closed prison. Briggs & Co. must neutralize him. The plan by Briggs calls for Barney to pose as a former prisoner. Written by
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The title is based on the expression "A snowball's chance in hell" which is an idiom of improbability just like "It will happen when pigs fly". See more
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