Gravity

Gravity

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Baker & Taylor
Chosen to conduct a three-month series of NASA experiments with single-cell organisms called Archaeons, Dr. Emma McCallan soon discovers the terrifying nature of these organisms and must race against time to stop a deadly disease that could threaten the entire world 125,000 first printing. Mystery Guild Main. Doubleday Super Release.

Blackwell North Amer
Emma Watson, a brilliant research physician, has been training for the mission of a lifetime: to study living beings in space. Jack McCallum, Emma's estranged husband, has shared her dream of space travel, but a medical condition has grounded and embittered him. He must watch from the sidelines as his wife prepares for her first mission to the International Space Station.
Once aboard the space station, however, things start to go terribly wrong. A culture of single-celled organisms known as Archaeons, gathered from the deep sea, is to be monitored in the microgravity of space. The true and lethal nature of this experiment has not been revealed to NASA. In space, the cells rapidly multiply and soon begin to infect the crew - with agonizing and deadly results.

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Chosen to conduct a three-month series of NASA experiments with single-cell organisms called Archaeons, Dr. Emma McCallum soon discovers the terrifying nature of these organisms and must race against time to stop a deadly disease that could threaten the entire world

Simon and Schuster
Now former physician and New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen expands the scope of her landscape of terror in an elegantly crafted, thoroughly menacing new medical thriller. A young NASA doctor must combat a lethal microbe that is multiplying in the deadliest of environments: space. Emma Watson, a brilliant research physician, has been training for the mission of a lifetime: to study living beings in space. Jack McCallum, Emma's estranged husband, has shared her dream of space travel, but a medical condition has grounded and embittered him. He must watch from the sidelines as his wife prepares for her first mission to the International Space Station. Once aboard the space station, however, things start to go terribly wrong. A culture of single-celled organisms known as Archaeons, gathered from the deep sea, is to be monitored in the microgravity of space. The true and lethal nature of this experiment has not been revealed to NASA. In space, the cells rapidly multiply and soon begin to infect the crewwith agonizing and deadly results. A recovery attempt ends in catastrophe; the NASA shuttle crashes, and the space station is left dangerously crippled. Emma struggles to contain the deadly microbe, while back home, Jack and NASA work against the clock to retrieve Emma from space. But there will be no rescue. The contagion now threatens Earth's population as well, and the astronauts are left stranded in orbit, quarantined aboard the station -- where they are dying one by

Publisher: New York : Distican, c1999
ISBN: 9780671016784
0671016784
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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yeanmeng
Jul 13, 2017

Absolutely amazing!!! Keep you on the edge of your seat.

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FASTRITA
Jun 26, 2014

One of the best ever. Couldn't put it down...all her books are so intelligent,creative, suspenseful. One of most favorite, authors yet. 5 stars..hands down.

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kendrabain
Nov 13, 2011

Great book. I couldn't put it down. She made everything seem completely possible. It was a little predictable, but that didn't really take away from my pleasure in reading it.

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Lanny213
May 04, 2011

Tess Gerritsen is one of my very favourite authors and she didn't disappoint me with this book. Entertaining and educational. I learned much more about astronauts and space flight.

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