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Zoo Audiobook

Zoo

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Publisher's Summary

Once in a lifetime, a writer puts it all together. This is James Patterson's best work ever.

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For 36 years, James Patterson has written unstopable, pulse-racing novels. Now, he has written an audiobook that surpasses all of them. Zoo is the thriller he was born to write.

World

All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the violence to come becomes terrifyingly clear.

Destruction

With the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, Oz races to warn world leaders before it's too late. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning, and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide. With wildly inventive imagination and white-knuckle suspense that rivals Stephen King at his very best, James Patterson's Zoo is an epic, nonstop thrill ride from "One of the best of the best" (Time).

©2012 James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (P)2012 Hachette Audio

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    LaurelOlivia Carlsbad, ca, United States 10-04-15
    LaurelOlivia Carlsbad, ca, United States 10-04-15 Member Since 2013

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    "A new scenario!"
    Would you listen to Zoo again? Why?

    Yes.


    What other book might you compare Zoo to and why?

    I don't know of any books similar. Most story lines have been done over and over. It was refreshing to have something different.


    What about Jay Snyder’s performance did you like?

    He was excellent. I would search him out again.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes.


    Any additional comments?

    I think the story could have been done in one book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tricia HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, United States 09-28-15
    Tricia HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, United States 09-28-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Interesting"

    Decided to get the book after how much I loved the show.

    Definitely playing off a similar story line but much different.

    It was a good read, kept things interesting, and loved the narrator.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Howard Mayerthorpe, AB, Canada 11-11-12
    Howard Mayerthorpe, AB, Canada 11-11-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Wow great story"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This story is very believable. The fact that it is in the realm of possible makes it scary as hell. Jay Snyder does a great job narrating. Fast paced.


    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    mindy LOS ANGELES, US, Canada 03-26-15
    mindy LOS ANGELES, US, Canada 03-26-15
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    "Shockingly Awful"

    This book is full of flat, stereotypical characters; rampant sexism; bad science; and predictable plot moves. I only finished it because it's like one of those movies that you enjoy watching only because it's entertaining to make fun of how terrible it is. I also read it in anticipation of the TV series based on the book. This is one time where I will be relieved if the adaptation takes liberties to drastically change the story.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Richard United States 09-21-12
    Richard United States 09-21-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Bad Book"
    Would you try another book from James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge and/or Jay Snyder?

    Yes, normally these authors pen great books, but this book is a loser for them.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Brenda Midland, Tx, United States 09-16-12
    Brenda Midland, Tx, United States 09-16-12
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    "meh..."

    Okay, great premise for a story..then *letdown*..The performer has the cocky sounding attitude that fits the character and dialogue but the dialogue tries too hard to be clever and come up with a wisecrack suitable for every situation.
    The story was more like an abridged version and that would be okay if it had been sold that way, but it felt like something was missing. Maybe James Patterson/Michael Ledwidge have run their collaboration course and need to give it a rest if this is what they are going to churn out.
    I was disappointed and won't buy any more of the stories from these authors. Sometimes, Mr Patterson, maybe quailty should be of more importance than quantity.

    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Buddad1957 Neah Bay 09-15-16
    Buddad1957 Neah Bay 09-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Well done!"

    This story of fiction was fun to read while listening to the narrator. He made the main character come alive and very like able. It made me think every time I drove my car or used my cell phone, (but not while driving).

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    earl 08-30-16
    earl 08-30-16
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    "Amazing story!!!!"

    Loved this book. Better than the tv 📺 show. Read the book first, the science in the story makes it all bet huh believable.

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    J 08-30-16
    J 08-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "loved it"

    As normal the book is way better than that poor attempt at a tv series

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    Jerri Meany 08-24-16
    Jerri Meany 08-24-16 Member Since 2016
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    "impossible to swallow."

    This book was boring, unrealistic, and politically driven.A grown man mimicking the voices of women and children, only serves to grate the nerves.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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