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A Case of Need

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2000

    superb medical/mystery novel.

    I have a son in college, who took time out from a very busy academic schedule to read this book. He also thought it was fantastic! Pretty good considering he's a medical student. We're both looking for another crichton book similar to this. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2000

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    Good mystery book that takes quite a few suprise turns. has a different ending that i would ever expect. It's kind of grapic but over all , a very good book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2000

    RATHER 4 1/2! EDUCATIONAL! EYE OPENER

    Crichton's 1st (but maybe one of his bests) novel was not merely a suspense/mystery story in a medical setting. Reading & truly understanding it paved way to understanding the various problems of our society. It dealt with social ills such as poor family binding, low or absence of morality, addiction & its consequences. Also, there was the highly debatable issue of abortion --- truly 'a case of need'. On the other side, he included the dilemma of a person bound by his ownprofession's code of ethics in exchange for justice & truth. No, the story was not a simple scandal/murder setting. It was definitely deeper & more meaningful than that. & I salute Michael Crichton on his 1st venture which garnered him a much deserved Edgar Award!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2000

    GREAT BOOK

    I love reading medical mysteries and this book, by far, is the my favorite book of all time! A great read for anyone. I definetly recommend it.

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