Condition: Very Good to Near Fine. Pedler is buried at All Saints' Church in the Kent village of Graveney, where he lived before moving to nearby Doddington. Two became four and four, eight. Not being a scientist made the book hard to read in sections because they gave way too much scientific detail about how things were done, the experiments or the molecules behind a specific chemical compound. Much of the boardroom bickering is dull but necessary as we see how executive greed led to the disaster, and how a scientific consultant with moral integrity finds a solution to the problem. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. This book has some good characterization, given the stereotypes that the characters really are.
Hordes of terrified commuters made their way anxiously along dark, musty tunnels to the lights and safety of the next station. The programme which ran on for three seasons from 1970 to 1972 37 50-minute episodes plus one unshown covered a government department that worked to combat technological and environmental disasters. True to the best science fiction, it combines a healthy dose of real science along with a suspenseful adventure story: a group of scientists investigating a sudden electrical failure in the London underground find themselves trapped after an explosion and fire caused by the bacterial destruction of the insulation on electrical wires all over the city. Taču jaunā darbavieta viņam nepatīk. One of his daughters is the novelist , while the other, Lucy, is an ecological architect who practices sustainable design. Hired by to inject more hard science into the stories, Pedler formed a particular writing partnership with , the programme's story editor. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Interior clean, bright, and unmarked, binding secure. Džerards nāk no Kanādas, un katram muļķim ir skaidrs, ka īstens britu glābējs var būt tikai no bijušās kolonijas. Traffic lights failed, causing irresolvable jams. The central character is Luke Gerrard, a doctor working for a chemical company run by the scientist Arnold Kramer which has pioneered a plastic for bottles, Degron, which disintegrates after use.
When an airplane crashes the Ministry of Transport investigates, what caused it to fall out of the sky and could it happen again? Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Viking Press, 1972. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Sound binding with square points. About this Item: Penguin Publishing Group. He was the head of the electron microscopy department at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University of London, where he published a number of papers.
Dust jacket has a small crease on back flap; shows some color chipping along corners and edges, some rubbing to covers, else fine. It's a fairly good story for seventies sci-fi, barring a couple of minor plotholes. Plastic-eating bacteria do exist, and although they are much less voracious than the strain described here, it is interesting to contemplate what would happen if the plastic in our world ever came under attack--it would quickly destroy civilization. The world of the early twentieth century was not the Age of Plastic, though the last half of the century could be called that. About this Item: Viking, 1972.
The only redeeming quality of the book was the main male and female leads as well as the adventure that they went on. The spine may show signs of wear. Hired by Innes Lloyd to inject more hard science into the stories, Pedler formed a particular writing partnership with Gerry Davis, the programme's story editor. Single units in an obscene abrogation of normal order divided and made two. As you can imagine, the release of such a microbe into a modern world would wreak havoc, as they say.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. It's also rammed to the gills with bits of real science. No varoņiem neko daudz gan nevajag gaidīt, viņi ir tikai zobratiņi. The story stuck with me for years but no one else remembered it. About this Item: Viking, 1972. Viņš ir šķīries no sievas un brīvs cilvēks. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books and media, ship within 48 hours, and offer a 100% money back guarantee.
About this Item: Viking, 1972. The option apparently lapsed and the movie was never made. Shock waves ballooned out into the fog, sweeping it aside in curved veils of force which flashed through the tightly packed lines of traffic. At one time the book had been optioned as a film. This book has some good characterization, given the stereotypes that the characters really are. His non-fiction book The Quest for Gaia gave practical advice on creating an ecologically sustainable lifestyle, using James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis. About this Item: Penguin Publishing Group.
Used Book: Hard Cover Book has some shelfwear to edges, slight shelf lean, else fine. I picked this up at a used book store only because I recognized the authors' names from their association with Doctor Who in the 60's. Tall with thick dark-brown hair, large fine hazel eyes, and a slightly olive complexion…She could certainly handle men. Plastmasas ēdājs šajā grāmatā bija perfekta problēmas ilustrācija. I almost gave this 4 stars, because I genuinely enjoyed reading it. Pedler is buried at All Saints Church in the Kent village of , where he lived before moving to nearby Doddington. The only redeeming quality of the book was the main male and female leads as well as the ad Not a very well written book and not a very good premise either.
There were minor explosions, fires, and the failure of a million wires and cables. Pages still clean and tight. As a character Anne Kramer seems to have been introduced principally as the sex interest in the novel. Not a remainder, not ex-library. His non-fiction book The Quest for Gaia gave practical advice on creating an ecologically sustainable lifestyle, using James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis.