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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: The Andromeda Strain, State of Fear, Next, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun,MoreThis is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: The Andromeda Strain, State of Fear, Next, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, the Lost World, Prey, Pirate Latitudes, Sphere, Timeline, the Great Train Robbery, Airframe, the Terminal Man, Congo, Disclosure, Eaters of the Dead, a Case of Need, the Venom Business, Easy Go, Scratch One, Michael Crichtons Untitled Posthumous Novel, Binary, Grave Descend, Zero Cool, Odds On, Drug of Choice, Dealing: or the Berkeley-To-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: State of Fear is a 2004 techno-thriller novel by Michael Crichton concerning eco-terrorists who attempt mass murder to support their views. The novel had an initial print run of 1.5 million copies and reached the #1 bestseller position at Amazon.com and #2 on the New York Times Best Seller list for one week in January 2005. The book contains many graphs and footnotes, two appendices, and a twenty page bibliography, which have given many people the impression that the book has scientific authority, but a majority of climate scientists dispute Crichtons science as being error-filled and distorted. State of Fear is, like many of Crichtons works, a fictional work that uses science and speculation for the storyline. The debate over global warming serves as the backdrop for the book. Crichton supplies a personal afterword and two appendices that link the fictional part of the book with real examples of his thesis. The main villains in the plot are environmentalists. Crichton does place blame on industry in both the plot line and the appendices. Various assertions appear in the book, for example: Crichton argues for removing politics from science and uses global warming and real-life historical examples in the appendices to make this argument. In a ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=125796