The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

4.1 avg rating
( 79,913 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780385479561: The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The virus kills nine out of ten of its victims. Its effects are so quick and so gruesome that even biohazard experts are terrified. It is airborne, it is extremely contagious, and it is about to burn through the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Is there any way to stop it?
This doomsday scenario confronted a biohazard SWAT team struggling in secret to stop the outbreak of an exotic "hot" virus at an Army research facility outside Washington. "The Hot Zone" tells the dramatic story of their dangerous race against time, along with an alarming account of how previously unknown viruses that have lived undetected in the rain forest for eons are now entering human populations.
From the airlocked confines of a biosafety level 4 military lab, to an airliner over Kenya carrying a passenger dissolving into a human virus bomb, to a deserted jungle cave alive with deadly virus, THE HOT ZONE is a non-fiction thriller like no other. "The Andromeda Strain" was fiction--- "this is real!"

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Paperback. Pub Date: 1995 07 Pages: 448 Publisher: Anchor A Highly infectious deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington DC 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 outeak of this exotic hot virus. The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story. giving a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their crashes into the human race. Shocking. frightening. and impossible to ignore. The Hot Zone proves that truth really is scarier than fiction.

Review:

The dramatic and chilling story of an Ebola virus outbreak in a suburban Washington, D.C. laboratory, with descriptions of frightening historical epidemics of rare and lethal viruses. More hair-raising than anything Hollywood could think of, because it's all true.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Richard Preston
Published by Anchor
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Campustexxts
(Vicksburg, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Anchor. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. New. We take pride in our customer service, please contact us if you have any questions regarding the listing. Seller Inventory # 0385479565

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
3.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.49
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Preston, Richard
Published by Anchor
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New MASS MARKET PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Orion Tech
(Grand Prairie, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Anchor. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0385479565 . Seller Inventory # Z0385479565ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
5.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Preston, Richard
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1995. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # VR-9780385479561

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
3.16
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.84
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

PRESTON, RICHARD
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0385479565

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
3.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.57
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Richard Preston
Published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States (1995)
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The virus kills nine out of ten of its victims. Its effects are so quick and so gruesome that even biohazard experts are terrified. It is airborne, it is extremely contagious, and it is about to burn through the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Is there any way to stop it? This doomsday scenario confronted a biohazard SWAT team struggling in secret to stop the outbreak of an exotic hot virus at an Army research facility outside Washington. The Hot Zone tells the dramatic story of their dangerous race against time, along with an alarming account of how previously unknown viruses that have lived undetected in the rain forest for eons are now entering human populations. From the airlocked confines of a biosafety level 4 military lab, to an airliner over Kenya carrying a passenger dissolving into a human virus bomb, to a deserted jungle cave alive with deadly virus, THE HOT ZONE is a non-fiction thriller like no other. The Andromeda Strain was fiction--- this is real!. Seller Inventory # LIB9780385479561

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
6.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Preston, Richard
Published by Anchor (1995)
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
MVE Inc
(Hickory, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Anchor, 1995. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 700-4465201557

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
3.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.84
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Richard Preston
Published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States (1995)
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The virus kills nine out of ten of its victims. Its effects are so quick and so gruesome that even biohazard experts are terrified. It is airborne, it is extremely contagious, and it is about to burn through the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Is there any way to stop it? This doomsday scenario confronted a biohazard SWAT team struggling in secret to stop the outbreak of an exotic hot virus at an Army research facility outside Washington. The Hot Zone tells the dramatic story of their dangerous race against time, along with an alarming account of how previously unknown viruses that have lived undetected in the rain forest for eons are now entering human populations. From the airlocked confines of a biosafety level 4 military lab, to an airliner over Kenya carrying a passenger dissolving into a human virus bomb, to a deserted jungle cave alive with deadly virus, THE HOT ZONE is a non-fiction thriller like no other. The Andromeda Strain was fiction--- this is real!. Seller Inventory # LIB9780385479561

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
6.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Preston, Richard
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1995. PAP. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780385479561

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
3.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.84
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Preston, Richard
Published by Anchor (1995)
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Anchor, 1995. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0385479565

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
5.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.42
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Preston, Richard
Published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group 7/20/1995 (1995)
ISBN 10: 0385479565 ISBN 13: 9780385479561
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group 7/20/1995, 1995. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Hot Zone. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780385479561

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
6.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book