Contagion (Jack Stapleton Series #2)

Contagion (Jack Stapleton Series #2)

by Robin Cook
     
 

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Mystery/Suspense Large Print Edition * A New York Times Bestseller * A Literary Guild Main Selection From the undisputed master of the medical thriller comes the story of a deadly epidemic a terrifying cautionary tale for the millennium. After a series of outbreaks of virulent and extremely lethal illnesses, including a rare strain of influenza, hits only clinics

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Mystery/Suspense Large Print Edition * A New York Times Bestseller * A Literary Guild Main Selection From the undisputed master of the medical thriller comes the story of a deadly epidemic a terrifying cautionary tale for the millennium. After a series of outbreaks of virulent and extremely lethal illnesses, including a rare strain of influenza, hits only clinics and hospitals owned by a certain corporation, forensic pathologist Dr. John Stapleton becomes suspicious. Could this company be engaged in a systematic elimination of its more costly members? Contagion anticipates some of the uncharted donsequences of managed health care in an age when even the wariest consumer could be at risk. It is Robin Cook at his unerring best.

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Library Journal
In Cook's numerous best-selling medical thrillers, the nasty microbes and lethal diseases are never as loathsome as the greedy villains who spread illness for profit. Here, a cynical forensics doctor suspects that a for-profit medical firm is murdering its more costly subscribers. A Literary GuildR main selection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782253170822
Publisher:
Centre d'Exportation du Livre Francais
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Series:
Jack Stapleton Series, #2
Edition description:
French Language Edition
Pages:
475
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Nano, and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his wildly successful first novel, Coma. He divides his time between Boston and Florida. His most recent bestsellers include Death Benefit, Cure, and Intervention.

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