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Preston, Richard

Contents: Something in the air -- The dreaming demon -- To Bhola Island -- The other side of the moon -- A woman with a peaceful life -- The demon's eyes -- The anthrax skulls -- Superpox.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.912 PRE

Preston, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 522.19 PRE

Preston, Richard

Summary: One spring morning in New York City, a seventeen-year-old girl wakes up feeling vaguely ill. Hours later, she is having violent seizures and has begun a hideous process of self-cannibalization. She is soon dead. When other gruesome deaths of a similar nature are discovered, the CDC sends a pathologist to investigate. What she finds precipitates a federal crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

Preston, Richard

Summary: Dramatic true stories about the frightening forces and constructive discoveries that are currently roiling and reordering our world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.024 PRE

Preston, Richard

Summary: Famous for immersing himself in his subjects, Preston turns his considerable writing talents to the fascinating study of wild tree canopies. To research this book, Preston learned how to climb giant trees, camped out in them, and interviewed countless forestry experts to offer listeners an in-depth examination of how and why these giant trees should be preserved.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 585.5097 PRE

Preston, Richard

Summary: The 2013-2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever--but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses--from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, soon to be a National Geographic original miniseries. This time, Ebola started with a two-year-old child who likely had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Preston, Richard

Summary: Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the tallest organisms the world has ever sustained--the coast redwood trees. 96% of the ancient redwood forests have been logged, but the fragments that remain are among the great wonders of nature. The biggest redwoods can rise more than thirty-five stories above the ground, forming cathedral-like structures in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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Preston, Richard

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1994

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Crichton, Michael

Summary: Three men are found dead in the locked second-floor office of a Honolulu building, with no sign of struggle except for the ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts covering their bodies. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot, nearly invisible to the human eye. In the lush forests of Oahu, groundbreaking technology has ushered in a revolutionary era of biological prospecting. Trillions of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CRI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Crichton 2011

Crichton, Michael

Summary: "Seven graduate students are recruited by a microbiology start-up and dispatched to a mysterious lab in Hawaii. There they are promised access to tools that will open a whole new scientific frontier. But once in the Oahu rain forest, the scientists are thrust into a hostile wilderness where they find themselves prey to a technology of radical and unbridled power. To survive, they must harness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2011

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Summary: Inspired by a true story about the origins of Ebola, a highly infectious and deadly virus from the central African rainforest and its arrival on U.S. soil in 1989. When this killer suddenly appeared in monkeys in a scientific research lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., there was no known cure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Crichton, Michael

Summary: Three men are found dead in the locked second-floor office of a Honolulu building, with no sign of struggle except for the ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts covering their bodies. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot, nearly invisible to the human eye. In the lush forests of Oahu, groundbreaking technology has ushered in a revolutionary era of biological prospecting. Trillions of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Crichton 2011

Mingus, Charles

Summary: Considered as a greatest hits revisited release, Mingus tinkers with some of his best-known works including their titles yet this time around, he has an 11-piece band ensemble creating significant differences.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Impulse! 1995

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Summary: The soundtrack from the acclaimed Amazon Prime television show features classic tracks from Barbra Streisand, Peggy Lee, and Frank Sinatra.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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