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4.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 5 4.33 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Crichton Narrator: Scott Brick Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jurassic Park Series Release Date: May 2015 ISBN: 9781501216893
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“Frighteningly real…compelling.… It’ll keep you riveted.” —The Detroit News

An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them—for a price.

Until something goes wrong.…

In Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller.

“Crichton’s dinosaurs are genuinely frightening.” —Chicago Sun-Times

“Full of suspense.” —The New York Times Book Review

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Full of suspense.”

    New York Times

  • “Wonderful…powerful.”

    Washington Post

  • “Crichton’s dinosaurs are genuinely frightening.”

    Chicago Sun-Times

  • “Frighteningly real…compelling…It’ll keep you riveted.”

    Detroit News

  • “Breathtaking adventure…a book that is as hard to put down as it is to forget.”

    Time Out (New York)

  • “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.”

    Amazon.com

  • “[A] tornado-paced tale, a slick package of info-thrills…and easily the most exciting dinosaur novel ever written. A sure-fire bestseller.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • “Scott Brick brings a chilling calm to the complex story with his deep, even tone and clear enunciation. Unlike the movie, the plot is a slow burn, full of dark twists and turns that Brick magnifies by slowing down his pace during moments of suspense while maintaining a cool, professional inflection. He does a particularly fine portrayal of John Hammond…One cannot deny the cerebral thrill when Brick brings the listener through the park’s gates. Absolutely riveting. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”

    AudioFile

  • “Crichton ingeniously interweaves details of genetic engineering, computer wizardry, and current scientific controversy over dinosaurs to fashion a scary, creepy, mesmerizing techno-thriller with teeth.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Readers can just imagine being caught in the open with these dinosaurs after there’s been a massive power outage on the island. Suspense, excitement, and good adventure pervade this book—and few YAs will be able to resist it.”

    School Library Journal

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A Literary Guild Main Selection
  • Winner of the 2016 Audie Award for Best Science Fiction Narration
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About the Author
Author Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton (1942–2008) was a writer and filmmaker best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College, received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. His first bestseller, The Andromeda Strain, was published while he was still a medical student. He later worked full time on film and writing. One of the most popular writers in the world, his books have been translated into thirty-six languages, and thirteen have been made into films.

About the Narrator

Scott Brick, actor, narrator, and writer, attended UCLA and spent ten years in a traveling Shakespeare company. Passionate about the spoken word, he has narrated a wide variety of audiobooks, from thrillers and science fiction to classics and nonfiction. He has recorded more than eight hundred audiobooks and won over fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards and several of the prestigious Audie Awards. He was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine and the Voice of Choice for 2016 by Booklist magazine.