2 edition of white plague found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Dr. Ferdinand Chenik.|
|LC Classifications||RC312 .C45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 72 p.|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||37023464|
In The White Plague, René and Jean Dubos argue that the great increase of tuberculosis was intimately connected with the rise of an industrial, urbanized society and--a much more controversial idea when this book first appeared forty years ago--that the progress of medical science had very little to do with the marked decline in tuberculosis in the twentieth century.3/5(1). For all the hard science (and the science-fiction gimmicks) in The White Plague, the novel is essentially a speculative consideration of many areas of .
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The White Plague, a marvelous and terrifyingly plausible blend of fiction and visionary theme, tells of one man who is pushed over the edge of sanity by the senseless murder of his family and who, reappearing several months later as the so-called Madman, unleashes a terrible plague upon the human raceone that zeros in, unerringly and fatally, on women/5.
However, the White Plague is way beyond that intellect. There are places in the book that drags on and on. This is the area that you want to re-write. I think if you approach the reading with a re-write in mind, you may enjoy it very much.
Evolving of mankind does not fare well in this book. Maybe you could give it a little by: 3. ”White Plague delivers relentless action and suspense on the unforgiving terrain of the Arctic, the world's last frontier.”—Alex Berenson, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Secret Soldier "The White Plague sinks its hooks into the reader on page one and never lets go.
It combines the military action of Tom Clancy with the /5(). WHITE PLAGUE combines all my favorite elements into one lollapalooza of a bioterrorism thriller. This book started off at top speed and it is "pedal to the metal" from beginning to the last page.
The pacing is fast, doesn't give up essential plot details because of the quick pace, and definitely kept my interest/5.
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Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.". If ever a thriller rewarded a reader’s patience, it’s James Abel’s “White Plague.”Its slow, heavily plotted first half may discourage you from.
Free download or read online The White Plague pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in August 21stand was written by Frank Herbert.
The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Mass Market Paperback format. The main characters of this science fiction, fiction story are John Roe O'Neill,/5. "White Plague" centres around the mission of US Marine Colonel and bio-weapons expert, Joe Rush, to rescue a US Submarine that has been crippled by fire and is now on the surface in the Arctic ice.
Inevitably, Joe is a troubled man: haunted by his past, divorced, sleepless, isolated and a few days away from leaving the leaving the Marines. The plague is the work of a solitary individual who calls himself the Madman.
As government security forces feverishly hunt for the renegade scientist, he wanders incognito through a world that will never be the same.
Society, religion, and morality are all irrevocably transformed by the White Plague/5(14). book review of The White Plague. Yes, the author is the same Frank Herbert who wrote the science fiction classic Dune.
In terms of style, The White Plague has much in common with ’s moody, complex, deeply psychological, political and apocalyptic, and certainly bears little resemblance to the potato-chippy quick snacks that most.
Buy a cheap copy of The White Plague book by Frank Herbert. What if women were an endangered species?It begins in Ireland, but soon spreads throughout the entire world: a virulent new disease expressly designed to target Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.
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In White Plague, James Abel reworks one of the great tragedies of the early 20th Century into the material of a believable, hard-driving thriller of the modern arctic. Fast, well-written entertainment wrapped around something to think about.”—John Sandford, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Field of Prey4/4(25).
The White Plague by Herbert, The White Plague by Frank Herbert, First Edition. You Searched For:VG/VG. BOOK HAS A TRACE OF RUBBING ON THE BOTTOM EDGE AND A LIGHT BUMP ON THE REAR COVER'S BOTTOM FORE-EDGE CORNER.
D.J. HAS A BIT OF CORNER WEAR AT THE BOTTOM CORNERS AND AN LIGHT CREASE ON THE FRONT. The White Plague. ISBN or UPC: Book. Condition: Used - Acceptable. Description: May have some shelf-wear due to normal use. Our customer's satisfaction is our top priority.
In the event you experience any problems with your order, please contact us prior to leaving a negative or neutral feedback and we'll be sure to offer a Seller Rating: % positive. White plague may refer to. Great white plague or tuberculosis; White plague (intermetallic), a white gold-aluminium intermetallic compound White plague (coral disease), a disease caused by Aurantimonas coralicida bacteria The White Plague, a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert; See also.
Black plague, a massively deadly plague of the s; Purple plague, an. White Plague, Black Labor: Tuberculosis and the Political Economy of Health and Disease in South Africa; Randall M.
Packard ; Book; Published by: University of California Press; Series: Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical CareCited by: The book I listened to right before this book was a Stephen & Owen King and it too coincidentally is about a plague that only affects women.
The Herbert book was excellent and the King book was trash and seemed to be ripped off from. The book I listened to right before this book was a Stephen & Owen King and it too coincidentally is about a plague that only affects women.
The Herbert book was excellent and the King book was trash and seemed to be ripped off from The White Plague. people found this helpful5/5(2). The mothers of my childhood friends paid special attention to me, and I never understood why. I was dimly aware that something about me made them pat my shoulder and murmur sympathetically or, on the other hand, quite as inscrutably, bar me from their homes and keep their children from visiting me.
Get this from a library! The white plague. [Frank Herbert; Abe Echevarria] -- After witnessing the murder of his wife and twin sons, innocent victims of an IRA bomb, an American molecular biologist develops a strain of the plague that is percent fatal to women.About White Plague.
BY THE AUTHOR OF PROTOCOL ZERO “Relentless action and suspense on the unforgiving terrain of the Arctic, the world’s last frontier.”—Alex Berenson, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Twelve Days “If you like Tom Clancy and Martin Cruz Smith, then you need to read James Abel.”—Linda Fairstein.White Plague, Black Labor Tuberculosis and the Political Economy of Health and Disease in South Africa.
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