A Case of Need is Michael Crichton’s award-winning debut novel, written shortly after he completed his medical internship. Set against the ever-building pressure and pace of a large Boston medical center, the tensions flare-and explode-when a surgical operation tragically ends in death, raising countless questions. Was it accidental malpractice? A violation of the Hippocratic oath? Or cold-blooded murder?
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“I love anything Michael Crichton writes, but his early medical thrillers have been favorites of mine.” –Stephen King
About Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton was a writer, director, and producer, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER. One of the most recognizable names in literature and entertainment, Crichton sold more than 200 million copies of his books, which have been translated into 40 languages… More about Michael Crichton
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Published by Berkley Aug 05, 2003| 416 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-7/8| ISBN 9780451210630