The Andromeda Strain Author:Michael Crichton Twenty-five years before researchers entered the hot zone, Michael Crichton predicted a virus just as deadly. Here is the classic, terrifying novel of biophysics... — What if there was a virus so lethal, it could kill people as quickly as they took a breath? What if it spared some people from instant death... but drove them hopelessly insane inst... more »ead? What if the swiftest acting, deadliest virus ever known to humankind could be spread by no more than a gust of wind - from the remaote desert site of its first massacre to the busiest cities in America... and the world? What, if anything, could stop it?
There are no villans in this hot zone. Only the microscopic seeds of Earth's extinction. It is stealthy, sudden, savage. And we are all suseptible to it...« less
I've never been one for the Sci-Fi or science type stuff but I had to read this for a class in college and WOW!.. I had to keep checking and double checking because it was so good I thought it was a true story. All the extra documentation and "printouts" were an added bonus that helped with the believabilty. If you read only one Sci-Fi book, make it this one. (It's *much* better than the movie which I had to watch for the same class.)