Pandemic
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018].
ISBN
9780525535331, 0525535330
Status
Villa Park Public Library - Fiction
F COOK, R.
Description
Loading Description...
Also in this Series
Checking series information...
Copies
LocationCall NumberStatus
Villa Park Public Library - FictionF COOK, R.On Shelf
LocationCall NumberStatus
Acorn Public Library District - StacksFIC COOK, R.On Shelf
Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library District - StacksF COOKOn Shelf
Batavia Public Library District - Adult FictionFIC Cook, RobinOn Shelf
Bedford Park Public Library District - StacksF COOKOn Shelf
Bensenville Community Public Library District - FictionCOOKOn Shelf
Show All Copies
More Like This
Loading more titles like this title...
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Format
Book
Physical Desc
386 pages ; 24 cm.
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Series information from Goodreads.com.
General Note
Sequel to: Cure.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
"The explosive new medical thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Robin Cook. After a young, seemingly healthy woman collapses suddenly on the NYC subway and dies by the time she reaches the hospital, her case is initially chalked up to a virulent strain of influenza. That is, until she ends up on Dr. Jack Stapleton's autopsy table, where Jack discovers something eerily fishy: First, that the young woman has had a heart transplant, and second, that her DNA matches that of the transplanted heart. Strangely, two more incidences of young people with this same sudden and rapid illness follow, and Jack fears that this could be the start of an unprecedented pandemic. But the facts aren't adding up. Something is off about these cases, something creepy, and only Jack can figure it out before it's too late. Thus begins a race against time, during which Jack unveils the dark underbelly of the organ-transplant market. His name is Bui Zhao, a businessman and hospital board member who has been cheating the system by using organs and cells from chimeric pigs, via the gene-editing biotechnology CRISPER/CAS9, which allows pig genes to be inserted into living human cells. In a climactic mortal showdown, Jack must face Zhao, the megalomaniac willing to risk the fate of the world to pursue his commercial interests, if he wants to save the future of medicine"--,Provided by publisher.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Cook, R. (2018). Pandemic. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cook, Robin, 1940-. 2018. Pandemic. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cook, Robin, 1940-, Pandemic. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Cook, Robin. Pandemic. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Loading Staff View.