The Resource Kingdom of bones : a thriller, James Rollins

Kingdom of bones : a thriller, James Rollins

Label
Kingdom of bones : a thriller
Title
Kingdom of bones
Title remainder
a thriller
Statement of responsibility
James Rollins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It begins in Africa. A United Nations relief team in a small village in the Congo makes an alarming discovery. An unknown force is leveling the evolutionary playing field. Men, women, and children have been reduced to a dull, catatonic state. The environment surrounding them-plants and animals-has grown more cunning and predatory, evolving at an exponential pace. The insidious phenomenon is spreading from a cursed site in the jungle - known to locals as the Kingdom of Bones -and sweeping across Africa, threatening the rest of the world. What has made the biosphere run amok? Is it a natural event? Or more terrifyingly, did someone engineer it? Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force are prepared for the extraordinary and have kept the world safe, vigilance for which they have paid a tragic personal price. Yet, even these brilliant and seasoned scientific warriors do not understand what is behind this frightening development-or know how to stop it. As they race to find answers, the members of Sigma quickly realize they have become the prey. To head off global catastrophe, Sigma Force must risk their lives to uncover the shattering secret at the heart of the African continent-a truth that will illuminate who we are as a species and where we may be headed, sooner than we know. Mother Nature-red in tooth and claw-is turning against humankind, propelling the entire world into the Kingdom of Bones
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rollins, James
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scientists
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Target audience
adult
Label
Kingdom of bones : a thriller, James Rollins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 440 pages
Isbn
9780063139787
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Kingdom of bones : a thriller, James Rollins
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 440 pages
Isbn
9780063139787
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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