Coma

Coma

Book - 1977
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Robin Cook is the author -- and Coma is the book -- for which the term "medical thriller" was first used. It's a spine-chilling shocker about a crime beyond imagining and the committed young medical student who brings it to light. The surgery was routine -- the kind performed many times a day at Boston's most prestigious hospital. The teams that worked in OR;t make up for what was happening around them. Several patients, admitted to the hospital for minor surgery, never awoke. For some inexplicable reason, their brains had been destroyed
Publisher: Boston ; Toronto : Little, Brown, [c1977]
Edition: Book Club ed
ISBN: 9780451159533
0451159535
Characteristics: 280 p

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alicat1
Sep 14, 2015

A timeless book that makes you wonder...

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loudem
May 27, 2013

For a book written in 1977, it still carry a powerful punch. It could have been penned last year and nobody would be the wiser. Great read, powerful suspense.

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ScorchingSun
Nov 22, 2009

I think this was Robin Cook's first of a series of medical thrillers. This one was good but the ones that followed were rehashes.

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