Foreign Body by Robin Cook 2008 First Ed HC DJ

First Edition hardcover, with dust jacket 2008First Edition hardcover, with dust jacket 2008

Foreign Body by Robin Cook 2008 First Ed HC DJ

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Medical mystery thriller by Robin Cook, Foreign Body is about the subject of medical tourism. Frist Edition, hardcover, dust jacket, 2008

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Foreign Body by Robin Cook 2008 First Ed HC DJ

Thriller about the timely subject of medical tourism, the trend in which U.S. citizens seek to save costs on expensive surgery through treatment overseas. At the center of the drama is Jennifer Hernandez, a fourth-year medical student at UCLA, whose grandmother has died in a New Delhi hospital following hip replacement surgery. 

Suspicious about the circumstances, Hernandez immediately flies to India to investigate. There she not only discovers a number of similar deaths of U.S. citizens but also runs into the one-two punch of a desperate Indian medical industry struggling to block all publicity about the deaths and a huge American HMO that wants nothing more than the widest exposure of the apparent medical missteps in the Third World.

Hardcover: 448 pages
Publisher: Putnam Adult; 1st Edition (August 5, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780399155024
ISBN-13: 9780399155024

Condition: Excellent, binding straight tight, ink initials inside cover page, otherwise clean white pages. Looks New. Dust jacket also excellent, glossy finish (does not show on scans) almost no wear. Scans of actual book


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First Edition hardcover, with dust jacket 2008
Foreign Body by Robin Cook
First Edition hardcover, with dust jacket 2008

First Edition hardcover, with dust jacket 2008
Foreign Body by Robin Cook
First Edition hardcover, with dust jacket 2008