What begins as a love story could end as a worldwide disaster. The chance meeting of a single Jewish woman and a Muslim man, develops into marriage and a family. With infrequent influence from the Jewish side of the family, their son, Alan, decides to live a Muslim life. In his teen years Alan becomes radicalized. A very bright student he quickly finishes medical training. He uses his medical genius however, to bring terror in the form of virus disease upon Israelis and a pandemic on Americans. Only the Mossad, the Joint Terrorist Task Force, and an immunologist from California and now the East Coast, can possibly stop this angry man and his network.
September 1, 2020
Courtesy of Robert HirschA plethora of Book Club discussion topics
- To vaccinate or not vaccinate!! On the surface, Invisible Threat is a pandemic and political thriller, written before COVID-19 hit us in the USA. However, the author weaves several other important and very topical subjects for discussion in
- Home grown terrorism from within the United States.
- How to handle a pandemic in the country.
- Hate- Israel and the Palestinians – what happens next?
- Long term hate anywhere? Parallels between hate and virus infection; spreading and then blooming until out of control.
- Intermarriage in the Jewish culture; Muslim culture.
- Does the Western world support Israel.
- Does Dr. Mazer, the main antagonist, have any feelings for his mother? Could their relationship ever have been rehabilitated?
- Nari Lee and Alan Mazer- parallel lives of first generation Americans; given the best education but ending in different places.
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