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Andromeda Strain

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The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to the atmosphere.

Two years later, seventeen satellites are sent into the outer fringes of space to collect organisms and dust for study. One of them falls to earth, landing in a desolate area of Arizona.

Twelve miles from the landing site, in the town of Piedmont, a shocking discovery is made: the streets are littered with the dead bodies of the town's inhabitants, as if they dropped dead in their tracks.

The terror has begun . . .

Synopsis:

A space probe, designed to collect organisms and dust for study, falls to earth in a desolate area of north-eastern Arizona. In a nearby town, bodies lie flung about, faces frozen in surprise. The terror has begun. This bestseller is by the author of "Jurassic Park".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099319511
Author:
CRICHTON, MICHAEL
Publisher:
Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random House
Location:
N
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
19930902
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
178 x 110 in.

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"Synopsis" by , A space probe, designed to collect organisms and dust for study, falls to earth in a desolate area of north-eastern Arizona. In a nearby town, bodies lie flung about, faces frozen in surprise. The terror has begun. This bestseller is by the author of "Jurassic Park".
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