State of Fear

State of Fear

Audiobook CD - 2005 | Unabridged
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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 off New Guinea. And in Tokyo, an intelligence agent tries to understand what it all means. Thus begins Michael Crichton's exciting and provocative technothriller, State of Fear. Only Michael Crichton's unique ability to blend science fact and pulse-pounding fiction could bring such disparate elements to a heart-stopping conclusion. This is Michael Crichton's most wide-ranging thriller. State of Fear takes the reader from the glaciers of Iceland to the volcanoes of Antarctica, from the Arizona desert to the deadly jungles of the Solomon Islands, from the streets of Paris to the beaches of Los Angeles. The novel races forward, taking the reader on a rollercoaster thrill ride, all the while keeping the brainin high gear. Gripping and thought-provoking, State of Fear is Michael Crichton at his very best.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2005, c2004
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781419320446
Branch Call Number: CRI
Characteristics: 16 compact discs


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Nov 25, 2014

One of the most compelling books Michael Crichton has written.

geezr_rdr Aug 08, 2013

As an audio book, this was a frustrating listen and you want to throttle some of the lead characters. The real value is his perspective (bias?) on the issues and politics of climate change.

Dec 30, 2011

Very slow for the first half but it does pick up. You have to stick with it.

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