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This is taken from a book club site that I belong to, so this is all the info I have.

Help... need a book title (for Christmas gift)

Description is...

It may have had FIRE in the title.

Scientists accidentally created a "cure" for death but it made everything come back. Pork chops grew into whole pigs in the supermarket, a little boy thought a guy was Jesus because he watched him come back to life, a guy was lynched and hanged and then hanged over and over because he didn't stay dead. Then there was a goat beast thing the media dubbed the antichrist but it was actually the good guy and the real bad guy was some kind of three headed dragon.

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Fire by Alan Rodgers

Description from Goodreads:

Two countries on the brink of nuclear war. The President is bent on avenging the greatest loss a man can endure: the First Lady. A dangerous religious organization vying to control the fate of the earth. A mysterious virus leading to the resurrection of the dead all over the planet. A bestial nightmare of a creature straight out of Revelation. These are the elements at play in FIRE, an epic novel of the world in what might be its final days.

This fast-paced novel written from the point of view of ordinary people confronting the end of the world is a genuine page-turner. From janitor Ron Hawkins, who's just trying to make it through his college graduation to Luke Munsen, a scientist who wanted to find out dinosaur biology, to an intrepid tabloid reporter, a mad scientist and the President himself, the world has turned upside-down. Our greatest fears are a reality. Even our food is coming back to life ... and attacking!

Review on amazon mentions the finding of cure for death:

A sprawling, apocalyptic novel about three groups of people converging to help save the world from a madman. Nuclear explosions, worldwide panic, and a scientist whose found a cure for...DEATH?

Excerpt:

"I ain't too sure. When it started out it weren't nothing but a pork chop."

monkey was licking his fingers.

pig was a great sprawling mass of stringy flesh that sprawled out and all over the table; so large, now, that the mass of it could have filled a basin.

"Really? That weren't nothing but a pork chop?"

"Nuh-uh. Not one bit more when it started out. Give it another day or so and the damned thing'll be a fulll-grown pig."

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  • Robyn, if you have feedback that this is the right answer (from your Facebook group), you can accept it by clicking the checkmark button on the left. Please do; it shows everyone the mystery was solved and will reward both you and Ayshe with some reputation :) – Jenayah Dec 13 '18 at 21:59

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