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TitleIll Wind
AuthorKevin J. Anderson
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ImprintKevin J. Anderson Ltd
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Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
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It is the largest oil spill in history a supertanker crashes into the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Bay Desperate to avert environmental damage as well as the PR disaster , the multinational oil company releases an untested designer oil eating microbe to break up the spill.What the company didn t realize is that their microbe propagates through the air and it mutates to consume anything made of petrocarbons oil, gasoline, synthetic fabrics, plastics of all kinds And when every piece of plastic begins to dissolve, it s too late.

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Jay Michaels

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

Ill Wind 1995 by Kevin J Anderson and Doug Beason We expose our insecure spots This novel seemed to be an extremely logical followup to Michael Crichton s book _The Andromeda Strain_ 1969 For starters, the story s pacing is up to the expectations of contemporary readers, in contrast to the aforement... (Sign in to see more)


Veeral

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

Blah blah thought blah blah apocalyptic scenario blah Started good blah blah but blah blah Blah blah wrong Utterly blah blah and blah blah blah horrible blah blah mediocre Blah blah suicide blah preferable Blah blah waste blah time blah blah blah Blah blah at any blah cost do not blah blah this blah... (Sign in to see more)


Matt

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

This book is perhaps topical now than when it was first written Instead of the Gulf Coast, an oil spill occurs in San Francisco Bay, prompting outrage cries for a quick response The oil company that owns the tanker turns to one of their RD experts, who has developed a microbe that consumes petrocar... (Sign in to see more)


Greg Sidor

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

A plan to clean up an oil spill in San Francisco by using bugs meant to digest the fuel goes horribly wrong The world is thrown into what may be the last oil crisis, and society doesn t fare well The book follows several characters as they try and survive, defend themselves, and return to some sembl... (Sign in to see more)


A~

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

Ill WindThe short of the story is everything is made of oil.Starting on an oil carrier that is heading into the San Francisco harbor, wait that can t be real can it Holy Shit they really do are we a fucked up species or what Anyway on board the boat is a man, Conner, who has gotten in trouble for st... (Sign in to see more)


Stephanie

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

It s not often that I am disappointed in a book by an author I like, but this one definitely was disappointing It starts out with a great premise an oil tanker rams the Golden Gate bridge and creates one of the worst oil spills in history The oil company, desperate to mitigate the disaster, tries an... (Sign in to see more)


Olethros

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

Cat strofe de origen humano y camino hacia el apocalipsis G nero Ciencia Ficci n por poco, en algunos casos.Lo que nos cuenta Tras el naufragio de un gigantesco petrolero en la bah a de San Francisco, la enorme marea negra que provoca tiene consecuencias biol gicas, pol ticas y sociales La compa a r... (Sign in to see more)


Faye

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

The book starts with a bang , literally An oil tanker crashes into the Golden Gate bridge in SF Cue loads of scientists, politicians and environmentalists clashing heads A prior experiment with oil eating microbes is pushed as the Saviour solution to the disaster. BUT and there s always a but the mi... (Sign in to see more)


Olethros

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

Cat strofe de origen humano y camino hacia el apocalipsis G nero Ciencia Ficci n por poco, en algunos casos.Lo que nos cuenta Tras el naufragio de un gigantesco petrolero en la bah a de San Francisco, la enorme marea negra que provoca tiene consecuencias biol gicas, pol ticas y sociales La compa a r... (Sign in to see more)


Bradley

Ill Wind By Kevin J. Anderson

I was sorely tempted to keep this book It is a very solid read and made me desperately flip pages I enjoyed reading it, but I am going to let this blessing pass on to someone else I am really picky what sci fi books I keep because I only have so much room My to read pile is enough for two bookshelve... (Sign in to see more)


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