Cure (Paperback)

Author: Cook, Robin

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With her son''s illness in complete remission, New York City medical examiner Laurie Montgomery returns to work-and finds her first case back to be a dangerous puzzle of the highest order, involving organized crime and two start- up biotech companies caught in a zero-sum game...


Publisher Christian Large Print
Mfg Part# 9781594134852
SKU 220727510
Format Paperback Large Print
ISBN10 1594134855
Release Date 8/13/2012
Author Info
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.
"Throw biotech billions, mobsters, Yakuza heavies and braniac baddies into a metaphorical Mixmaster, whip on high ,and you have this soufflé of a thriller...."
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Annotation The controversial and potentially lucrative world of stem-cell research provides the exciting backdrop for bestselling author Robin Cook's CURE, another in his series starring married medical examiners, Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton. Laurie is just back to work after maternity leave, and the case she gets assigned initially seems open-and-shut. With her usual skepticism and determination, however, Laurie digs a little deeper and discovers a murder that is just the tip of a snarly iceberg of organized crime, international business spies, and top-secret scientific research.
Editors Note Returning to work when her son's neuroblastoma goes into remission, New York City medical examiner Laurie Montgomery faces the case of her career involving the suspected poisoning murder of a CIA agent and possible links a powerful pharmaceutical company and start-up stem-cell research labs. (suspense). Reprint.

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