Cure by Robin Cook

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With her son's illness in complete remission, New York City medical examiner Laurie Montgomery returns to work-and finds her first case back to be a dangerous puzzle of the highest order, involving organized crime and two start- up biotech companies caught in a zero-sum game...

About Robin Cook

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ROBIN COOK is the author of thirty-one previous books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his wildly successful first novel, Coma. He divides his time between New Hampshire and Florida. His most recent novels are Death Benefit, Cure, and Intervention.
Published July 26, 2011 by Berkley. 528 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Yet Cook’s new concoction has plenty of entertaining toxicology and biochem geekery to keep matters instructive, and enough neat twists of the plot to keep them interesting as well.

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New York Journal of Books

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This gripping tale introduces competing Japanese and American crime families hoping to corner the market on a new discovery with stem cell research that purports to cure to disease as well as prolong life.Founder of the New York company iPS, USA, LLC, Dr. Benjamin Corey is determined to explore t...

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Book Reporter

In CURE, he has advanced his arguments to “human induced pluripotent stem cells” and is skeptical about the merging of medical research patents and big business.

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The Bookbag

Summary: Another entry in this long-running series is good for a long journey, but not in the top flight of crime books.

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and by its patent office awarding medical process patents, like for human gene sequences, which it’s not supposed to do by law.” This is the reason why respected doctor Ben Corey becomes a businessman, even breaks into a foreign university to steal a Japanese professor’s lab books so he can brin...

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Las Vegas Review Journal

Susan Gill of Greenvale, N.Y., writes: "In my girlhood days in the late '50s and early '60s, we played outside during after-lunch recess at school, walked back and forth to school, and when we came home, played outdoors until supper time.

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The Kitchn

The angle: This is by no means a comprehensive preserver's bible--there's a recipe for making yogurt cheese but no recipe for making yogurt, for example--but it does give a nice introduction to several preserving methods.

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