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By Michael Crichton; Richard Preston

Harper, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780060873172, 560pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2012


#1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton reveals a universe too small to see and too dangerous to ignore

In the locked office of a Honolulu building, three men are found dead, with no sign of struggle except for ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts covering their bodies.

In the lush rain forests of Oahu, groundbreaking technology has ushered in a revolutionary era of biological prospecting. Here, seven brilliant graduate students recruited by a pioneering microbiology start-up company are thrust into a hostile wilderness that reveals profound and surprising dangers at every turn. Prey to a technology of radical and unbridled power armed only with their knowledge of the natural world they must harness the inherent forces of nature itself to survive.

Melding scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction in vintage Michael Crichton fashion completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston Micro is an instant classic of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.