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The Cobra Event by Richard Preston - First Edition, second paperback printing - October 1997 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000272)

The Cobra Event

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The Cobra Event

by Richard Preston

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  • hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
0679457143
ISBN 13
9780679457145
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New York: Random House, October 1997. Hardcover. First Edition, second printing before publication. Very Good book in a Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Dust soiling to edges and jacket. One inch closed tear to jacket at spine. Not from a library. Nice reading copy. 337 pages.

The story of a secret counter-terror operation set in motion one spring morning in New York City when a seventeen-year-old student wakes up feeling vaguely ill. The Cobra Event is not science fiction. It is a dramatic, heart-stopping account of a very real threat.

Synopsis

Richard Preston is the author of three nonfiction books, The Hot Zone (about the Ebola virus), American Steel (about a revolutionary steel mill), and First Light (about modern astronomy). He is a contributor to The New Yorker and has won numerous awards, including the McDermott Award in the Arts from MIT, the American Institute of Physics Award in science writing, and the Overseas Press Club of America Whitman Basso Award for best reporting in any medium on environmental issues. The Cobra Event is Richard Preston's first novel.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000000272
Title
The Cobra Event
Author
Richard Preston
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, second paperback printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679457143
ISBN 13
9780679457145
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
October 1997
Keywords
fiction, science fiction, biological warfare, biological weapons, black biology, epidemics, forensic sciences, government, intelligence service, medicine, politics, terrorism, United States
Bookseller catalogs
Science & Technology; Science Fiction; Politics & Government; Intelligence & Espionage; Fiction;
Size
8vo

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Selling books from around the world. I am not a professional bookseller. Rather, I am finding new homes for the library I have collected over five decades.

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