The Patient

The Patient

Book - 2000
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Neurosurgeon Jessie Copeland works at the very frontier of neurosurgery, developing technology that could revolutionize the treatment of brain tumors. But her work brings her to the attention of an infinitely dangerous man.

Claude Malloche is brilliant, remorseless--a terrorist without regard for human life. He is also ill with a brain tumor considered to be inoperable. Nothing can stop Malloche from getting to the woman he believes can cure him. For those caught in his path, the nightmare has just begun...and no one is more aware of the stakes than Jessie Copeland.

In brain surgery there are no guarantees--but that's exactly what Malloche demands. With disaster just one cut away, Jessie faces the most harrowing case of her life--and the price of failure may be thousands of lives....
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Bantam Books, c2000
ISBN: 9780553580389
0553580388
9780553109832
0553109839
Branch Call Number: FIC/Palme 359401 1
FIC/Palme 359403 1
FIC/Palme 359402 1
Characteristics: 324 p

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MaryMaryJ
Jul 15, 2014

Entertaining and chilling although parts of it were predictable. A good read.

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FavouriteFiction Oct 22, 2009

Mercenary Claude Malloche takes a neurosurgical floor hostage demanding the doctors use a new experimental robot to remove his brain tumor. Failure is not an option.

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