Final Diagnosis: A Sector General Novel

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Tom Doherty Associates, Apr 15, 1997 - Fiction - 288 pages
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It's a massive hospital space station on the Galactic rim--384 levels, a staff of thousands--where human and alien medicine meet.

But Patient Hewlitt, new to Sector General, doesn't want to meet alien medicine--or alien doctors, or alien nurses, or aliens of any kind. Which is just too bad; he's an interesting case, and he'll have to get used to it.

In the meantime, it's always been an article of faith among Sector General's multispecies staff that infections can't pass from one alien race to another. But in this season of anomalies, it looks like they might have their first-ever interstellar virus on their hands, their tentacles, their cilla....

Combining intrigue, ingenious puzzles (and even more ingenious solutions), action, adventure and White's characteristic easy charm, Final Diagnosis is a science-fiction treat.

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Final diagnosis: a sector general novel

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The latest Sector General novel in White's deep-space medical series featuring a mammoth space hospital (e.g., The Galactic Gourmet, LJ 7/96), Final Diagnosis revolves around the possibility of a ... Read full review

Review: Final Diagnosis (Sector General #10)

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Patient Hewlitt doesn't want to come to Sector General. He's a chronic xenophobe, and doesn't want anything to do with non Earth-humans. But he's come to the conclusion that Sector General is the only ... Read full review

About the author (1997)

James White lived in Northern Ireland. He was a popular writer of science fiction for over forty years. He died in 1999.

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