Major Operation Author:James White Sector General is an enormous hospital based far out on the Galatic Rim. No other hospitalon or off the Earth encounters the wildly diverse problems created by the hundreds of different alien life forms that turn up at Sector General for treatment. Being a doctor, human or otherwise, in this establishment requires a degree of adaptability Hippo... more »crates never imagined....« less
Third of the Sector General books. A group of novelettes telling the story of the hospital ship's meeting with creatures from the planet that the Cultural Contact and Survey crew had dubbed "Meatball". Sector General had met many a challenge that was literally out of this world, but these entities were a really special case.