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’s novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure, and The Lost World, and he was as well the creator of the television series ER. Crichton died in 2008.
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Published by Signet Aug 05, 2003| 416 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-7/8| ISBN 9780451210630