Toxin

Toxin

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When a doctor’s daughter becomes infected wtih E. coli, the widespread dangers of bacterial contamination are no longer a subject for debate, but a grim reality. In desperation, he is forced to follow a trail of ignorance and corruptionĀ fromĀ the tangled red tape of the medical community to the highest levels of the powerful meat industry. It is an eye opening thriller that every American should read.

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Newly divorced surgeon Dr. Kim Regis is determined to remain a good father to his only son, Selden. On a special night out, Kim takes Seldon to his favorite fast-food restaurant for a feast of burgers and fries. But the good time turns to tragedy: the young boy becomes gravely ill and dies as a result of poisoning by E. coli. bacteria found in the meat. Was Seldon’s death a result of shoddy food-handling practices? Or was it a sophisticated case of product tampering – by a rival fast-foot giant or a disgruntled employee? Or perhaps by someone with a score to settle with Kim? Taking a leave from his surgical practice, Kim devotes his energies to solving the mystery full time. But he immediately hits a brick walls: a code of silence more impenetrable than anything he has ever encountered in his medical career. Instead of a cold-shoulder reception, however, Kim is soon met with a boot and a fist as thugs attempt to quash his inquiry. Aided by his ex-wife, Kim pursues a trail of deadly evidence, uncovering complicity and guilt stretching from the slaughterhouse floor to the corporate boardroom. Racing against time before more are poisoned, the two come face-to-face with the shocking and elusive truth. And in their life-and-death search for answers, they rediscover the reasons they first fell in love. With trademark pulse-pounding flair, Robin Cook delivers a cutting-edge thriller, borrowing from today’s fears and tomorrow’s medical technology.
Robin Cook 0-425-16661-9 Used in good condition

Additional Information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 6.75 x 4.125 x 1.125 in
Type

Paperback

Author

Robin Cook

ISBN

0425166619

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