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Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1)
by Michael Crichton

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Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1) by Michael Crichton Overview

A billionaire has created a technique to clone dinosaurs. From the DNA that his crack team of scientists extract, he is able to grow the dinosaurs in his laboratories and lock them away on an island behind electric fences, creating a sort of theme park. He asks a group of scientists from several different fields to come and view the park, but something goes terribly wrong A billionaire has created a technique to clone dinosaurs. From the DNA that his crack team of scientists extract, he is able to grow the dinosaurs in his laboratories and lock them away on an island behind electric fences, creating a sort of theme park. He asks a group of scientists from several different fields to come and view the park, but something goes terribly wrong when a worker on the island turns traitor and shuts down the power. Cover illustration by Chip Kidd.

Michael Crichton

About Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1) Description

Michael Crichton (1942–2008) was one of the most successful novelists of his generation, admired for his meticulous scientific research and fast-paced narrative. He graduated summa cum laude and earned his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1969. His first novel, Odds On (1966), was written under the pseudonym John Lange and was followed by seven more Lange novels. He also wrote as Michael Dougla

Data Book Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1)

Original Title Jurassic Park ISBN 0345370775 (ISBN13: 9780345370778 ) Edition Language English Series Jurassic Park #1 Characters John Hammond, Ian Malcolm, Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler, Tim Murphy setting Isla Nublar, 1989 (Costa Rica) Literary Awards Audie Award for Science Fiction (2016), Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Secondary (1996), South Carolina Book Award for Young Adult Book (1994), Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (1993), Nevada Young Readers' Award for Young Adult Category (1993) ...more Evergreen Teen Book Award Nominee (1993), Soaring Eagle Book Award (1995), Iowa Teen Award (1995) ...less (193)