Summary: Based on international field research and extensive interviews with experts in virology, molecular biology, disease ecology and medicine, Garrett (health and science writer and former science correspondent for National Public Radio) investigates newly identified viruses such as HIV, HIV-II and the mysterious Ebola; old viruses in new locations, such as hantavirus and dengue; and mutant strains of old diseasesand examines the relationship between the spread of disease, sociology, poli
tics and science. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Summary: Based on international field research and extensive interviews with experts in virology, molecular biology, disease ecology and medicine, Garrett (health and science writer and former science correspondent for National Public Radio) investigates newly identified viruses such as HIV, HIV-II and the mysterious Ebola; old viruses in new locations, such as hantavirus and dengue; and mutant strains of old diseasesand examines the relationship between the spread of disease, sociology, politics and science. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:94 Cover: Hardcover Publisher:Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Inc. Published: 10/01/1994 International: No
List Price: $25.00
Used Currently Sold Out
New Currently Sold Out
Due back 07/31/2015
Save $15.01 (60%)
Free return shipping
21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99
107 more offers below.
Additional Sellers for Coming Plague
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping.More about the Marketplace
1994 Hardcover Very Good in Good jacket EXCELLENT CONDITION, Clean endpapers and book edges, 2 1/2" thick. 750 pages with index. Bright dust jacket with photo/details of author. Very light scratche...show mores back of dj. ...show less
$25.00 +$3.99 s/h
Willa's Books MO KANSAS CITY, MO
1994 Hard cover First edition. Very good in very good dust jacket. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 750 p. Audience: General/trade. Dj is present, text is tight and clean.
$25.00 +$3.99 s/h
Frances Pryor TX San Antonio, TX
Very good; Collectible Published in 1994 (2nd printing) by Farrar Straus & Giroux, a massive 750-page hardcover book in a nice dust jacket (as pictured), apparently unread, unused and unmarked, this...show more is a very good gift-quality copy. (B16) ...show less
$25.65 +$3.99 s/h
Ground Zero Books Ltd MD Silver Spring, MD
New York c1994 Fourteenth very good, very good 25 cm, 750, bibliography, index, some DJ edge wear and soiling. Examines the conditions that have culminated in newly discovered diseases, epidemics of...show more mysterious diseases migrating to new areas, mutated old diseases that are no longer curable, and a global epidemic of immunodeficiency. ...show less
$28.00 +$3.99 s/h
KAKBooks San Marino, CA
1994 Hard cover NEW, Hardcover edition New in new dust jacket. NEW, Hardcover edition NEW, Hardcover edition NEW, Hardcover edition
$29.51 +$3.99 s/h
Books Revisited Chatham, NJ
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.
$29.51 +$3.99 s/h
Books Revisited Chatham, NJ
$29.95 +$3.99 s/h
J.E. Miles, A Bookseller Brentwood, CA
1995 Hard Cover Good/Good 0374126461 (Q343)
$36.00 +$3.99 s/h
Buddys Books Sloansville, NY
1994 Hard cover New in new dust jacket. BRIGHT SHINY, BRAND NEW Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 750 p. Audience: General/trade.
$70.77 +$3.99 s/h
New York United States 1994 Cloth First Edition Very Good/Very Good 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall 0374126461 Hardback Harback First edition with Authors name inside.750pp. silver and purple-brown textured c...show moreloth with white cloth spine and red and black lettering, in pictorial red white an d black dustjacket; "Unpurified drinking water, improper use of antibiotics, local warfare, massive refugee migration have contributed to changing social and environmental conditions around the world. These have fostered the spread of new and...(Epidemiology Africa Aids Animals Antibiotics Antibodies Bacteria Blood Bumba Cancer Cdc Chloroquine Cholera Disease Ebola England Epidemic Genes Genetic Hantavirus Hemorrhagic Hepatitis Herpes Htlv Influenza Kaposi's Sarcoma Kinshasa Lassa Fever Zai) (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, and all types of Academic Literature. ) *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shippin ...show less
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
XP or Windows 7 (32 or 64 running in 32 bit mode), or Mac OS 10.6 or above
At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.