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  - Stroudley - LibraryThing

The idea of the book is fair enough - the creation of a state of fear in citizens, and using climate change as the latest example (following on from the cold war). The doubts about climate change are ... Read full review

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User Review  - idiopathic - LibraryThing

A novel with a bibliography Like so many others I am concerned about protecting the environment. But I want to read some facts and figures rather than press releases and predictions. Crichton 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