12.21

12.21

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012 | Unabridged.
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Stanton, the foremost expert on some of the rarest infections in the world, is grappling with a patient whose every symptom confounds and terrifies him. And Chel, the brightest young star in the field of Maya studies, has possession of an illegal artifact that has miraculously survived the centuries intact: a priceless codex from a lost city of her ancestors. This extraordinary record, written in secret by a royal scribe, seems to hold the answer to her life's work and to one of history's great riddles: why the Maya kingdoms vanished overnight. Suddenly it seems that our own civilization might suffer this same fate.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, p2012.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9780449011621
0449011623
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Bearheart, Noël R.
Sanders, Fred 1955-
Summary: Stanton, the foremost expert on some of the rarest infections in the world, is grappling with a patient whose every symptom confounds and terrifies him. And Chel, the brightest young star in the field of Maya studies, has possession of an illegal artifact that has miraculously survived the centuries intact: a priceless codex from a lost city of her ancestors. This extraordinary record, written in secret by a royal scribe, seems to hold the answer to her life's work and to one of history's great riddles: why the Maya kingdoms vanished overnight. Suddenly it seems that our own civilization might suffer this same fate.

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Nov 02, 2012

Very well done, imaginative medical thriller/adventure, predicated on the Mayan apocalypse. Nicely read.

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