State of Fear

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HarperCollins Publishers, Jun 1, 2009 - Fiction - 736 pages
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The Number One international bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Congo and Sphere takes on global warming in this gripping and critically acclaimed thriller.

In Paris, a physicist dies after performing a laboratory experiment for a beautiful visitor.

In the jungles of Malaysia, a mysterious buyer purchases deadly cavitation technology, built to his specifications.

In Vancouver, a small research submarine is leased for use in the waters of New Guinea.

And in Tokyo, an intelligence agent tries to understand what it all means.

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Chilling, all too plausible - a sensation tale.

User Review  - bmontford - Borders

Crichton is not only a prolific and prestigious author, but also a Dr. Meaning he holds at least one PHD. His works are often based more on researchable fact than on fiction. Most of his works have ... Read full review

Loved it

User Review  - Tom in Ohio - Borders

As someone with a strong science background (I am a chemical engineer who also studied geology in college) I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Not only was it a good read as a thriller, it challenged much ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Michael Crichton is the author of The Andromeda Strain, Congo, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, The Terminal Man, The Lost World, Airframe and Timeline. He is the winner of an Edgar Award (1980; The Great Train Robbery) as well as an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer's Guild of America Award for the television series ER