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A Chilling Tale: A Review of 'State of Fear' by Michael Crichton

December 10, 2004
By Ronald Bailey

In “State of Fear”, Michael Crichton delivers a lightning paced technopolitical thriller that turns on a controversial notion: All that talk we’ve been hearing about global warming -- you know, polar ice caps melting, weather systems

In “State of Fear”, Michael Crichton delivers a lightning paced technopolitical thriller that turns on a controversial notion: All that talk we’ve been hearing about global warming -- you know, polar ice caps melting, weather systems sent into calamitous confusion, beach weather lingering well into January -- might be at best misguided, at worst dead wrong. Think “The Da Vinci Code” with real facts, violent storms and a different kind of faith altogether.

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