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Gravity: A Novel of Medical Suspense

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Chosen to conduct a three-month series of NASA experiments with single-cell organisms called Archaeons, Dr. Emma McCallum soon discovers the terrifying nature of these organisms and must race against time to stop a deadly disease that could threaten the entire world.
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Grouping Title gravity
Grouping Author gerritsen tess
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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.


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...

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subject_facet Communicable diseases -- Fiction, Large type books, Medical novels, American, Microorganisms -- Research -- Fiction, Space stations -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, American, United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Fiction, Women astronauts -- Fiction, Women physicians -- Fiction
title_display Gravity
title_full Gravity / Tess Gerritsen, Gravity A Novel of Medical Suspense, Gravity [sound recording] / by Tess Gerritsen, Gravity [text (large print)] / Tess Gerritsen
title_short Gravity
title_sub A Novel of Medical Suspense
topic_facet Communicable diseases, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Medical novels, American, Microorganisms, Research, Space stations, Suspense fiction, American, Thriller, Women astronauts, Women physicians