Micro Lp: A Novel

by Michael Crichton

Harpercollins Publishers | November 22, 2011 | Trade Paperback

Micro Lp: A Novel is rated 1 out of 5 by 1.

InJurassic Park, he created a terrifying new world. Now, inMicro, Michael Crichton reveals a universe too small to see and too dangerous to ignore.

In a locked Honolulu office building, three men are found dead, covered in ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot. In the lush forests of Oahu, trillions of microorganisms are being discovered, feeding a search for priceless drugs. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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 the inherent forces of nature itself.

An instant classic,Micropits nature against technology in vintage Crichton fashion. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, this boundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction to create yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 624 pages, 9.13 × 6 × 1.31 in

Published: November 22, 2011

Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060873051

ISBN - 13: 9780060873059

Found in: Fiction and Literature

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from You've got to be kidding... This is simply "Honey, I Shrunk the KIds". Very disappointing.
Date published: 2012-02-11

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Micro Lp: A Novel

by Michael Crichton

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 624 pages, 9.13 × 6 × 1.31 in

Published: November 22, 2011

Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060873051

ISBN - 13: 9780060873059

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InJurassic Park, he created a terrifying new world. Now, inMicro, Michael Crichton reveals a universe too small to see and too dangerous to ignore.

In a locked Honolulu office building, three men are found dead, covered in ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot. In the lush forests of Oahu, trillions of microorganisms are being discovered, feeding a search for priceless drugs. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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 the inherent forces of nature itself.

An instant classic,Micropits nature against technology in vintage Crichton fashion. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, this boundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction to create yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.

About the Author

Michael Crichton has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into thirty-eight languages; thirteen of his books have been made into films. Also known as a filmmaker and the creator ofER, he remains the only writer to have had the number one book, movie, and TV show simultaneously. At the time of his death in 2008, Crichton was well into the writing ofMicro; Richard Preston was selected to complete the novel.

Richard Preston is the internationally bestselling author of eight books, includingThe Hot ZoneandThe Wild Trees. He is a regular contributor toThe New Yorker. He lives with his wife and three children near Princeton, New Jersey.