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A Case of Need
A Case of Need
Author: Michael Crichton
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 malpr...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780451210630
ISBN-10: 0451210638
Publication Date: 8/5/2003
Pages: 416
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3.5 stars, based on 140 ratings
Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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This is Chrichton's first novel and it's a very good one at that. The book is set pre-Roe v. Wade and deals with the ethics of abortion from the perspective of those in the medical community. A great read.
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spellbinding - the characters and the tale had me by the throat from start ot finish.
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A great book...did not want it to end.
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I've never read a Michael Crichton that I didn't like and considering this is his first, I now understand why.
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good story, keeps you interested
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If you like medical mysteries and lots of medical terminology this is a great book to read! I really enjoyed reading this and actually learned alot at the same time.
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Good book!
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This is one of Crichton's earlier books initially published under a psuedonym. The topic is as timely today as it was when it was written. This is one of his best.


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