A Case of Need

A Case of Need

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by Michael Crichton
     
 

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A Case of Need is Michael Crichton's award-winning debut novel, written shortly after he completed his medical internship. Set against the ever-building pressure and pace of a large Boston medical center, the tensions flare-and explode-when a surgical operation tragically ends in death, raising countless questions. Was it accidental malpractice? A violation ofSee more details below

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A Case of Need is Michael Crichton's award-winning debut novel, written shortly after he completed his medical internship. Set against the ever-building pressure and pace of a large Boston medical center, the tensions flare-and explode-when a surgical operation tragically ends in death, raising countless questions. Was it accidental malpractice? A violation of the Hippocratic oath? Or cold-blooded murder?

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"I love anything Michael Crichton writes, but his early medical thrillers have been favorites of mine." -Stephen King

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ISBN-13:
9780525938026
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/1993
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.77(w) x 5.78(h) x 1.06(d)

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"I love anything Michael Crichton writes, but his early medical thrillers have been favorites of mine." -Stephen King

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