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Contagion (Paperback)

Author:  Robin Cook
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0425155943
ISBN-13: 9780425155943
Sku: 30066028
Publish Date: 4/1/1998
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7H x 4.25L x 1.25T
Pages:  496
Age Range:  22 to UP
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In a story of the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-forensic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a giant for-profit medical conglomerate *Author: Cook, Robin *Publication Date: 1998/04/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 7.00
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Robin Cook's most successful New York Times bestseller comes to paperback! "The underlying theme--how easily could someone start an epidemic--is answered in a pretty chilling way".--Birmingham News.In a story of the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-forensic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a giant for-profit medical conglomerateThe New York Times best-seller narrates the cautionary tale of a deadly epidemic spread not only by microbes but by sinister sabotage designed to bring down the corporate titans of health care. Reissue.
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A spate of mysterious deaths prompts forensic pathologist Jack Stapleton to look into the possible causes of a rare disease. Americare, an HMO with which he has already had dubious experiences, is at the center of his suspicions. Why are Americare's sickest patients dying, and at the same time saving the company a great deal of money?
Author Bio
Robin Cook
A best-selling author of medical thrillers, Robin Cook graduated from both the Columbia University Medical School and Harvard University, and has worked in prestigious hospitals including the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. His interests range from real estate to basketball, skiing and tennis. Many of his popular novels have been adapted into successful television movies, and "Coma" was turned into a successful motion picture. He married his wife, actress Barbara Ellen Mougin, on July 18, 1979.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Pocketbook
Product attributeMinimum Age:   18
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0496
Product attributePublisher:   Berkley
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