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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preston, Richard
Dewey number
614.57
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1030L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
7.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dark biology
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ebola virus disease
  • Ebola virus disease
  • Primates as laboratory animals
Target audience
adult
Label
The hot zone, Richard Preston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1994
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Shadow of Mount Elgon -- Monkey house -- Smashdown -- Kitum Cave -- Main characters -- Glossary -- Credits
Control code
264612
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9780385479561
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
95005751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385479561
  • (Sirsi) ABJ-2083
Label
The hot zone, Richard Preston
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1994
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Shadow of Mount Elgon -- Monkey house -- Smashdown -- Kitum Cave -- Main characters -- Glossary -- Credits
Control code
264612
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9780385479561
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
95005751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385479561
  • (Sirsi) ABJ-2083

Library Locations

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