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The Resource The hot zone, Richard Preston

The hot zone, Richard Preston

Label
The hot zone
Title
The hot zone
Statement of responsibility
Richard Preston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this virus. The book tells this dramatic story, giving an account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their "crashes" into the human race
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Summary
A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic "hot" virus. The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their "crashes" into the human race..
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 1998.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1996
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 1995.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
173771
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.5/7
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC140.5
LC item number
.P74 1995b
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dark biology
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
The hot zone, Richard Preston
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random045/95005751.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1994
Contents
Shadow of Mount Elgon -- Monkey house -- Smashdown -- Kitum Cave -- Glossary -- Credits
Control code
143892
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780385479561
Lccn
95005751
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32052009
  • (OCoLC)32052009
Label
The hot zone, Richard Preston
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random045/95005751.html
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1994
Contents
Shadow of Mount Elgon -- Monkey house -- Smashdown -- Kitum Cave -- Glossary -- Credits
Control code
143892
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780385479561
Lccn
95005751
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32052009
  • (OCoLC)32052009

Library Locations

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