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Mortal Fear

Mortal Fear

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by Robin Cook
     
 

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A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine. At a large Boston clinic, a world-class biologist stumbles upon a miraculous discovery, a major scientific breakthrough. Soon, healthy, middle-aged patients are dying of old age. And the ultimate experiment in terror

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A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine. At a large Boston clinic, a world-class biologist stumbles upon a miraculous discovery, a major scientific breakthrough. Soon, healthy, middle-aged patients are dying of old age. And the ultimate experiment in terror begins...

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Richard Fuller
In ''Mortal Fear,'' Dr. Robin Cook once again turns that ostensible house of healing, the hospital, into a slaughterhouse - but he does so, alas, in his typical Dick-and-Jane prose, with the obligatory dangling participle. -- New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425113882
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/15/1989
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
4.28(w) x 6.76(h) x 1.05(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Robin Cook, M.D., is the author of more than thirty books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his wildly successful first novel, Coma. He divides his time among Florida, New Hampshire, and Boston. His most recent novels include Host, Cell, and Nano.

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