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Jurassic Park

Crichton, Michael

ISBN 10: 0394588169 / ISBN 13: 9780394588162
Published by Knopf, 1990
Used Condition: Near Fine/fine Hardcover
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Blue cloth spine/blue boards: nearly fine, clean, tight with light wear to bottom corners. Internally fine, clean, crisp paper. 400 pages. Mylar-covered d.j. with price unclipped. Slight rubbing to back panel, near fine. 1990. Stated first trade edition. Bookseller Inventory # 0000004243

Bibliographic Details

Title: Jurassic Park

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine/fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, Unclipped

Edition: First Trade

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Synopsis:

An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Creatures once extinct now roam Jurassic Park, soon-to-be opened as a theme park. Until something goes wrong...and science proves a dangerous toy....
"Wonderful...Powerful."
THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD

Review:

Unless your species evolved sometime after 1993 when Jurassic Park hit theaters, you're no doubt familiar with this dinosaur-bites-man disaster tale set on an island theme park gone terribly wrong. But if Speilberg's amped-up CGI creation left you longing for more scientific background and ... well, character development, check out the original Michael Crichton novel. Although not his best book (get ahold of sci-fi classic The Andromeda Strain for that), Jurassic Park fills out the film version's kinetic story line with additional scenes, dialogue, and explanations while still maintaining Crichton's trademark thrills-'n'-chills pacing. As ever, the book really is better than the movie. --Paul Hughes

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Tyson's Old & Rare Books, Antiquarian bookdealers in downtown Providence since 1924, moved in 2001 to East Providence, across Washington Bridge to Taunton Avenue on Route 44, 3 minutes from I-195 East to a more accessible location. After 10 years, Tyson's closed its open shop in December 2012 and moved office and inventory to Swansea, Massachusetts where we will continue our online selling of old and rare books. We are a general antiquarian bookshop specializing in American History of all periods, Maritime and Sailing, Native Americans, Art & Architecture, Literature, but also offer a variety of other subject categories.

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