Chromosome 6

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Penguin, 1997 - Fiction - 460 pages
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Mystery/Suspense Large Print Edition * A New York Times Bestseller This harrowing new bestseller by the master of medical thrillers combines the fast action of a nerve-jangling thriller with the medical possibilities that are Robin Cook s trademarks. When a notorious underworld figure, Carlo Franconi, is gunned down, his body is snatched from the city morgue before it can be autopsied. A few days later, a floater appears on Dr. Jack Stapleton s autopsy table missing its head, hands, feet and liver. With the help of Dr. Laurie Montgomery, Jack IDs the body as that of Carlo Franconi. Was the triggerman who killed him the same person who later dismembered him? Jack and Laurie s search leads them to equatorial Africa where they discover a sinister cabal whose stock-in-trade involves surgical procedures a step beyond current medical technology and a leap beyond accepted medical ethics.
 

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The ever-popular and prolific Cook (Fatal Cure, Audio Reviews, LJ 9/15/94) sets his latest medical thriller in Equatorial Guinea, Africa. Dr. Kevin Marshall worries that he has traded his ethics for a ... Read full review

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this book is absolutely terrible. it the only book that I've read in my entire life that I thoroughly hated as I read it.
I give it no stars for suckiness and overall worthlessness

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
12
Section 3
21
Section 4
30
Section 5
35
Section 6
48
Section 7
76
Section 8
82
Section 14
201
Section 15
213
Section 16
238
Section 17
246
Section 18
311
Section 19
337
Section 20
360
Section 21
368

Section 9
95
Section 10
103
Section 11
127
Section 12
144
Section 13
164
Section 22
376
Section 23
406
Section 24
436
Section 25
454
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About the author (1997)

Robin Cook, M.D., is the author of more than thirty books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his wildly successful first novel, Coma. He divides his time among Florida, New Hampshire, and Boston. His most recent novels include Host, Cell, and Nano.

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