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STAR SURGEON (A SCI FI NOVEL)
     

STAR SURGEON (A SCI FI NOVEL)

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by ALAN E. NOURSE
 

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STAR SURGEON...IF YOU LIKE SCI FI NOVELS....THIS IS A GREAT READ....IT INVOLVES A
Dr. Conway who must deal with an unconscious patient, classification ELPH, who may be a cannibal or a demigod, or both. It came from the "other galaxy", and the species is well known, almost infamous, to the Ians, who are also from another galaxy. It is extremely long-lived, and

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STAR SURGEON...IF YOU LIKE SCI FI NOVELS....THIS IS A GREAT READ....IT INVOLVES A
Dr. Conway who must deal with an unconscious patient, classification ELPH, who may be a cannibal or a demigod, or both. It came from the "other galaxy", and the species is well known, almost infamous, to the Ians, who are also from another galaxy. It is extremely long-lived, and regularly takes complete rejuvenation treatments, including the brain and memory, to keep itself young. By doing this, it is practically immortal.
It, although unconscious, appeared to have the ability to negate the most powerful drugs and resist surgery to cure its skin condition. This later turned out to be the work of the entity's "doctor", who is an intelligent, organized collection of microscopic, virus-type cells. Once Doctor Conway realizes this, he uses a wooden stake to make the ELPH's doctor focus itself in one small location, at which time it is removed from the ELPH, informed regarding the physiology-problems of its patient, and put back in.
The patient, whose name is Lonvellin, quickly makes a full recovery, and it leaves to do what it does best: bona fide missions that involve taking backwards planetary cultures and pulling them up "by their bootstraps". His particular mission, this time, is to cure a diseased planet called Etla, and he recruits Dr. Conway and the "Monitor Corps" to help him. When The Empire that controls the Planet of Etla misinterprets Lonvellin's efforts as an Act of War, the Empire declares war on the Sector General space hospital.

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BN ID:
2940012678744
Publisher:
TLC BOOKS
Publication date:
01/04/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
838,333
File size:
412 KB

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