Jurassic Park

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Ballantine Books, 1991 - Fiction - 399 pages
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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm.
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
"Wonderful . . . powerful."--The Washington Post Book World
 
An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them--for a price.
 
Until something goes wrong. . . .
 
In Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller.
 
"Frighteningly real . . . compelling . . . It'll keep you riveted."--The Detroit News
 
"Crichton's dinosaurs are genuinely frightening."--Chicago Sun-Times
 
"Full of suspense."--The New York Times Book Review

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An excellent intro to science fiction one of the best. - LibraryThing
Crichton's writing reads effortlessly. - LibraryThing
The character development is also top notch. - LibraryThing
The ending...wow so much unexpected moments... - LibraryThing

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User Review  - davidtaylorjr - LibraryThing

I literally could not put Jurassic Park down! If you liked the movie, you have to read the book that started it all! Many scenes that did not make the movie will send chills down your spine. This is a thriller like none other! Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Michael Crichton's novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure, and The Lost World. He was as well the creator of the television series ER. Crichton died in 2008.

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