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Richard Preston

Born: 5-Aug-1954
Birthplace: Cambridge, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Hot Zone

Brother: Douglas Preston (author)
Wife: Michelle (three children)

    University: BA English, Pomona College (1977)
    University: PhD English, Princeton University (1983)

    Asteroid Namesake 3792 Preston

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Author of books:
First Light: The Search for the Edge of the Universe (1987)
American Steel: Hot Metal Men and the Resurrection of the Rust Belt (1991)
The Hot Zone (1994)
The Cobra Event (1998, novel)
The Demon in the Freezer (2002)
The Boat of Dreams: A Christmas Story (2003, novel)
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring (2007)
Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science (2008)

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