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The strain : The Strain Trilogy, Book 1. / Guillermo del Toro.

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  • ISBN: 9780061882333 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.

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The visionary creator of the Academy Award-winning Pan's Labyrinth and a Hammett Award-winning author bring their imaginations to this bold, epic novel about a horrifying battle between man and vampire that threatens all humanity. It is the first installment in a thrilling trilogy and an extraordinary international publishing event.The StrainThey have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting.Now their time has come.In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country.In two months-the world.A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down. All lights are out. All communication channels have gone quiet. Crews on the ground are lost for answers, but an alert goes out to the CDC. Dr. Eph Goodweather, head of their Canary project, a rapid-response team that investigates biological threats, gets the call and boards...
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Electronic reproduction. New York : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 740 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Thriller.
Genre: Electronic books.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    A first installment in a new trilogy co-written by an acclaimed screenwriter and an award-winning author follows an epic struggle for survival between humans and vampires, a tale that is set against a backdrop of the post-World War II era in eastern Europe and America. Reprint. A best-selling novel. 50,000 first printing.
  • HARPERCOLL

    “A high-tech vampire epic....Terrifying.”
    —San Francisco Chronicle

    “Part The Andromeda Strain, part Night of the Living Dead.”
    —Salon.com

    “Chuck Hogan is known for his taut thrillers, Guillermo del Toro for his surreal horror films…The Strain brings out the best of each.”
    —Minneapolis Star Tribune

    An epic battle for survival begins between man and vampire in The Strain—the first book in a heart-stopping trilogy from one of Hollywood’s most inventive storytellers and a critically acclaimed thriller writer. Guillermo del Toro, the genius director of the Academy Award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, and Hammett Award-winning author Chuck Hogan have joined forces to boldly reinvent the vampire novel. Brilliant, blood-chilling, and unputdownable,The Strain is a nightmare of the first order.

  • Health Communications, Inc.

    “A high-tech vampire epic....Terrifying.”
    San Francisco Chronicle

    “Part The Andromeda Strain, part Night of the Living Dead.”
    —Salon.com

    “Chuck Hogan is known for his taut thrillers, Guillermo del Toro for his surreal horror films…The Strain brings out the best of each.”
    Minneapolis Star Tribune

    An epic battle for survival begins between man and vampire in The Strain—the first book in a heart-stopping trilogy from one of Hollywood’s most inventive storytellers and a critically acclaimed thriller writer. Guillermo del Toro, the genius director of the Academy Award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, and Hammett Award-winning author Chuck Hogan have joined forces to boldly reinvent the vampire novel. Brilliant, blood-chilling, and unputdownable, The Strain is a nightmare of the first order.


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