The Swarm

The Swarm

A Novel

Book - 2006
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The world begins to suffer an escalating and sensational series of natural disasters, and two marine biologists begin to develop a theory that the cause lies in the oceans, where an entity know as the Yrr has developed a massive network of single-cell organisms. It is wreaking havoc in order to prevent humankind from destroying the earth's ecological balance forever. The Americans, under the ruthless General Judith Lee, take a more pragmatic approach than the scientists, seeking to wipe out the being of the deep. The scene is set for a massive confrontation.
Publisher: New York : Regan Books, c2006
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780060813260
0060813261
9780340895238
0340895233
Branch Call Number: FICTION SCH
Characteristics: ix, 881 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Spencer, Sally-Ann
Alternative Title: Schwarm. English

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BWilsoned
Jun 21, 2016

The ocean itself is wreaking havoc on humans and their technological intrusions. The world governments create a group to figure out what is going on and how to stop it, peacefully, of course. Oops, secret agendas, jellyfish swarms, and orcas waiting for a snack as other whales sink boats. It is thought-provoking, although a bit predictable as to who's left at the end.

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davidx2718
Jan 15, 2010

Catchy plot, a well researched book, crammed with cool scientific ideas and discussions, very educational, makes you think about life on this planet and how we fit in.

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