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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 1994
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
RC140.5.P74
NAL item number
1994
NLM call number
  • 1994 K-746
  • WC 500
NLM item number
P939h 1994
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/random0412/94013415.html
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The shadow of Mount Elgon -- The monkey house -- Smashdown -- Kitum Cave
Control code
79543
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
xiii, 300 pages
Isbn
9780679430940
Lccn
94013415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30111747
  • (OCoLC)30111747
Label
The hot zone, Richard Preston
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/94013415.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The shadow of Mount Elgon -- The monkey house -- Smashdown -- Kitum Cave
Control code
79543
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
xiii, 300 pages
Isbn
9780679430940
Lccn
94013415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30111747
  • (OCoLC)30111747

Library Locations

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