The Resource Gravity, Tess Gerritsen

Gravity, Tess Gerritsen

Label
Gravity
Title
Gravity
Statement of responsibility
Tess Gerritsen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young NASA doctor must combat a lethal microbe that is multiplying in the deadliest of environments -- space -- in this acclaimed blockbuster of medical suspense from Tess Gerritsen, bestselling author of Harvest, Life Support, and Bloodstream. Gravity Dr. Emma Watson has been training for the adventure of a lifetime: to study living beings in space. But her mission aboard the International Space Station turns into a nightmare beyond imagining when a culture of single-celled organisms begins to regenerate out of control -- and infects the space station crew with agonizing and deadly results. Emma struggles to contain the outbreak while back on Earth her estranged husband, Jack McCallum, works frantically with NASA to bring her home. But there will be no rescue. The contagion now threatens Earth's population, and the astronauts are stranded in orbit, quarantined aboard the station -- where they are dying one by one ..
Summary
A space station crew has been infected by a deadly organism and hope of a rescue is abandoned for fear of the contagion infecting earth's population
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award, 1999.
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029453
Cataloging source
B@L
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Gerritsen, Tess
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.E987
LC item number
G7 1999
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730
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
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  • Women astronauts
  • Communicable diseases
  • Space stations
Target audience
adult
Label
Gravity, Tess Gerritsen
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451620887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00577692
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D1D5C959-3D05-43E6-8219-DE70885AA31F
System control number
(OCoLC)875060730
Label
Gravity, Tess Gerritsen
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451620887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00577692
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D1D5C959-3D05-43E6-8219-DE70885AA31F
System control number
(OCoLC)875060730

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