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Zoo
Zoo
Author: Michael Ledwidge, James Patterson
New York. Mexico. India. California. All around the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. It isn't the work of terrorists, but of animals, and their somehow coordinated assaults are escalating at a terrifying pace. — Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the events with an increasing sense of dread. A coordinated lion ambush in ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316097444
ISBN-10: 0316097446
Publication Date: 9/3/2012
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 102 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 5
The only reason I did not give this book a full 5/5 stars was because I felt the ending just abandoned the reader. I understand why the authors chose to leave the story as unfinished as they did and I admire them for it. But, still, some kind of more solid conclusion would have made me happy.

Beware readers: this is in the same genre and feeling as a Michael Crichton novel! It is scary and far too close to home for comfort. I was moved deeply by it and I'm pretty sure this novel will stay with me for a long time, if not forever.

Particularly, folks interested in biology and the environment, who aren't government happy will love this book.

Great read! Hard to put down once you've started. Keeps you guessing and hoping and praying, and then more praying.
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Helpful Score: 3
I absolutely enjoyed reading this one! I feel it's a great story written on a different scenario of the 'end of the world' theories. I know some people I have
talked with have defined their belief of the 'end of the world' means a drastic change in the world as we know it. Well, maybe the authors thought this too,
when they decided to write this book.

I highly recommend this book! I gave it 5 out of 5 stars.
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Helpful Score: 2
James Patterson's books are usually not the genre that I go for so I have never read anything by him before. I saw this and decided to give it a try since it's different than what he usually writes. I started reading it and by the 10th page I "thought" I had the plot figured out, but since I liked what I was reading so far I thought I would just go along for the ride which I was sure would be enjoyable. Ok..you know how they tell you not judge a book by it's cover? Well this is one of those. I absolutley loved this book! It was right up there with a couple of my other favorites. The book did not end how I thought it would which suprised the heck right out of me. It starts out with a scientist who has been observing strange behaviors in animals for several years. He tries to get the word out, but he is ignored and laughed at by most until the animal attacks begin to get worse. Once the attacks start occuring in the most populated places he is called upon to figure what is going on, why, and how to stop it. I will stop there to avoid spilling out the details, but I do reccomend giving it a try.
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Helpful Score: 2
My husband gifted with me Zoo because I love James Patterson. I had been looking forward to reading this book simply because of the author. Once I started reading, I was captivated. The plot seems real enough, and I kind of think "Ohh! It's like ZOO!" when I see news stories of animals attacking.

For James Patterson fans, you won't be disappointed. The story grips you and moves quickly like so many of his books do.
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