State of Fear

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HarperCollins Publishers, Jun 1, 2009 - Fiction - 736 pages

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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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

Worthy Idea, But Not Exciting

User Review  - prophetman - Borders

Michael Crichton, whose books I have always found to be both stimulating and exciting, has a rare miss with "State of Fear". The idea is somewhat interesting, a kind of conspiracy theory that has ... 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