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State of Fear (Paperback)

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Description


New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton delivers another action-packed techo-thriller in State of Fear.

When a group of eco-terrorists engage in a global conspiracy to generate weather-related natural disasters, its up to environmental lawyer Peter Evans and his team to uncover the subterfuge.
 
From Tokyo to Los Angeles, from Antarctica to the Solomon Islands, Michael Crichton mixes cutting edge science and action-packed adventure, leading readers on an edge-of-your-seat ride while offering up a thought-provoking commentary on the issue of global warming. A deftly-crafted novel, in true Crichton style, State of Fear is an exciting, stunning tale that not only entertains and educates, but will make you think.

About the Author


Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was one of the most successful novelists of his generation, admired for his meticulous scientific research and fast-paced narrative. He graduated "summa cum laude" and earned his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1969. His first novel, "Odds On" (1966), was written under the pseudonym John Lange and was followed by seven more Lange novels. He also wrote as Michael Douglas and Jeffery Hudson. His novel "A Case of Need" won the Edgar Award in 1969. Popular throughout the world, he has sold more than 200 million books. His novels have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and thirteen have been made into films.

Praise For…


“Provocative and controversial. [Crichton] marries compelling subject matter with edge-of-your-seat storytelling.”
-USA Today

“In STATE OF FEAR, Michael Crichton delivers a lightning-paced technopolitical thriller...every bit as informative as it is entertaining.”
-Wall Street Journal

“Fascinating for how Crichton was trying to make the very absence of fear spooky.”
-San Francisco Chronicle

“There’s no one else like him…a fast, fun read.”
-Weekly Standard

“This is definitely one for the Christmas list.”
-National Review

“He imparts science while entertaining readers.”
-Denver Post

“STATE OF FEAR is a valuable education in the guise of entertainment. Do yourself a favor and buy it.”
-Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“The thrills of Crichton’s latest are interspersed with fascinating facts and data. Perhaps his most serious and important book yet.”
-Booklist

“STATE OF FEAR is Michael Crichton’s best.”
-Bookreporter.com

“Michael Crichton’s new book will appeal to your inner techie.”
-Washington Post Book World

“…this proves a pleasant way of learning a lot worth knowing.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

“…he understands science and how to separate fact from fiction. Impressive documentation.”
-Washington Times

“Scary? You bet.”
-People

“Crichton has written a book that deserves to be taken seriously.”
-The New Yorker

“The king of the techno-thriller has once again given us a gripping, action-packed yarn.”
-Birmingham Post

“Crichton knows how to craft a tale, one that keeps the reader turning the pages.”
-Houston Chronicle

“STATE OF FEAR is replete with heart-pounding suspense.”
-Albany Times Union

“You have to hand it to Michael Crichton; he knows how to tell a story.”
-Wisconsin State Journal

“STATE OF FEAR is an exciting yarn.”
-The Liverpool Daily Post

“In STATE OF FEAR Crichton weaves a stunning fiction around the issue of global warming.”
-Australia Gold Coast Bulletin

“STATE OF FEAR grabs you from the start.”
-The Weekend Australian

“A deftly crafted action/adventure novel.”
-Pittsburgh Tribune

“STATE OF FEAR is the world’s first page-turner that people will want to read in one gulp.”
-Montery County Herald

“A gripping techno thriller that…spares no expense when it comes to adventure, suspense and, ultimately, satisfaction.”
-Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“[A] snappy eco-thriller.”
-Entertainment Weekly

“One of the real pleasures of Crichton’s books is their erudite polish.”
-Slate

“For thriller fans, STATE OF FEAR is the perfect tonic for a weekend when you’re snowbound.”
-The Ottowa Sun

“Cliffhanging action sequences.”
-New York Times

“Fast-faced and a fun read. A breath of fresh air.”
-The Vancouver Province

“Terrific fun.”
-Daily Telegraph (London)

“A master. A connoisseur of catastrophe.”
-Los Angeles Times

“An exciting story…in the hands of a master story-teller like Crichton, it’s good entertainment.”
-Sunday Telegraph

“Definitely page-turning.”
-Detroit Free Press

…Plenty of thrills, chills and spills. STATE OF FEAR is required reading.”
-The Electricity Daily

“[Crichton’s] expert manipulation of tension pays off in page-turning dividends. Cunningly orchestrated mayhem.”
-Express

“[Crichton’s] expert manipulation of tension pays off in page-turning dividends. Cunningly orchestrated mayhem.”
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Every bit as informative as it is entertaining. And it is very entertaining.”
-Wall Street Journal

“Very enjoyable.”
-The Evening Standard (London)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062227218
ISBN-10: 0062227211
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: February 5th, 2013
Pages: 603
Language: English