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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus Mass Market Paperback – July 20, 1995

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"One of the most horrifying things I've ever read. What a remarkable piece of work."
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Anchor; 1st edition (July 20, 1995)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Mass Market Paperback ‏ : ‎ 480 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0385479565
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0385479561
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 1030L
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.4 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 4.17 x 1.04 x 6.87 inches
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Richard Preston is the bestselling author of The Hot Zone, The Demon in the Freezer, and the novel The Cobra Event. A writer for The New Yorker since 1985, Preston is the only nondoctor to have received the Centers for Disease Control's Champion of Prevention Award. He also holds an award from the American Institute of Physics. Preston lives outside of New York City.

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