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Cook, Robin 1940-

Overview
Works: 417 works in 4,199 publications in 24 languages and 143,626 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Medical fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Political fiction  Spy stories  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3553.O5545, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robin Cook
Critical by Robin Cook( Book )

71 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Dawson, M.D., appears to have it all: at the age of thirty-seven, she owns a fabulous New York City apartment, a stunning seaside house on Nantucket, and enjoys the perks of her prosperous lifestyle. But her climb to the top was rough, marked by a troubled childhood, a failed marriage, and the devastating blow of bankruptcy as a primary-care internist. Painfully aware of the role of economics in modern life, particularly in the health-care field, Angela returned to school to earn an MBA. Armed with a shiny new degree and blessed with determination, intelligence, and impeccable timing, Angela founded a start-up company, Angels Healthcare, then took it public. With her controlling interest in three busy specialty hospitals in New York City and plans for others in Miami and Los Angeles, Angela's future looked very bright.Then a surge of drug-resistant staph infections in all three hospitals devastates Angela's carefully constructed world. Not only do the infections result in patient deaths, but the fatalities also cause stock prices to tumble, leaving market analysts wondering if Angela will be able to hold her empire together.New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton are naturally intrigued by the uptick in staph-related post-procedure deaths. Aside from their own professional curiosity, there's a personal stake as well: Laurie and Jack are newly married, and Jack is facing surgery to repair a torn ligament at Angels Orthopedic Hospital. Despite Jack's protests, Laurie can't help investigating-opening a Pandora's box of corporate intrigue that threatens not just her livelihood, but her life with Jack as well
Crisis by Robin Cook( Book )

71 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Boston-based Dr. Craig Bowman is served with a summons for medical negligence, he's shocked, enraged, and more than a little humiliated. A devoted physician who has endured grueling years of training and worked continuously in the service of others, he is now a partner in an exclusive concierge medical practice. No longer forced to see more and more patients while spending less and less time with each one just to keep his office door open, he provides the kind of medical care he has been prepared to do, lavishing twenty-four-hour availability and personalized attention on his handpicked patients. And at last he is earning a significant income, no longer facing decreased reimbursements from insurance companies. But this idyllic situation comes to a grinding halt one sunny afternoon--and things get much, much worse. Enter Dr. Jack Stapleton, a medical examiner in New York City and Craig Bowman's brother-in-law: Jack's sister Alexis--now Craig's estranged wife--begs for his help as her husband's trial drags on. Jack agrees to travel to Boston to offer his forensic services and expert-witness experience to Craig's beleaguered defense attorney. But when Jack's irreverent suggestion to exhume the corpse and thereby disprove the alleged malpractice is taken seriously, he opens a Pandora's box. As Craig's life and career are put on the line, Jack is on the verge of making a most unwelcome discovery, of tremendous legal and medical significance--and there are people who will do anything o keep him from learning the truth.--Publishers description
Marker by Robin Cook( Book )

89 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a series of deaths that have taken place among seemingly healthy young people after routine surgeries, doctors Montgomery and Stapleton confront institutional politics that prevent them from proving that the deaths were intentional
Foreign body by Robin Cook( Book )

48 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of unexplained deaths in foreign hospitals sends Jennifer Hernandez, an idealistic UCLA medical student, on a desperate search for answers about her grandmother's sudden death. With the discovery of other unexplained deaths followed by hasty cremations, Jennifer reaches out to her mentor, New York City medical examiner Dr. Laurie Montgomery, who has her own deep connection to Jennifer's grandmother
Vector by Robin Cook( Book )

83 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 3,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgruntled Russian immigrant joins forces with extremists from the People's Aryan Army to launch a campaign of terror against New York with anthrax. Two forensic pathologists get wind of the scheme and go after him. By the author of Chromosome 6
Intervention by Robin Cook( Book )

50 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his newborn son by his second wife is diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma, New York City forensic pathologist Jack Stapleton seeks to find a cure for his son while at the same time being drawn into a battle between the archbishop of New York and an archaeologist--a battle involving what some people believe to be the skeletal remains the Virgin Mary
Shock by Robin Cook( Book )

79 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah Cochrane and Joanna Meissner, graduate science students and close friends, spot a campus newspaper ad that promises to solve their financial problems: an exclusive, highly profitable fertility clinic on Boston's North Shore is looking for egg donors. Deborah and Joanna figure they can do a good deed--help infertile couples--and earn money. Although rumors of a fellow student donor's unexplained disappearance surface, the duo is not deterred. The procedures seem to go smoothly. Deborah is particularly intrigued by the technology involved and by Dr. Spencer Windgate, the charismatic fertility expert responsible for the clinic's success. But second thoughts and curiosity prompt the two women to find out more about the fate of their donated eggs. Stymied by the clinic's veil of secrecy, Deborah and Joanna obtain employment there to continue their probe. Working under aliases, they soon discover the horrifying aims of Dr. Windgate's research, immediately putting their lives--and their sanity--irrevocably at risk
Seizure by Robin Cook( Book )

68 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senator Ashley Butler is a quintessential southern demagogue, whose support of traditional American values includes a knee-jerk reaction against virtually all biotechnologies remotely associated with human reproduction. As the chairman of a subcommittee on health policy, he introduces legislation to ban a new cloning procedure that would take stem cell research to the next level. Dr. Daniel Lowell, the inventor of the technique, sees the proposed ban as a blow to his biotech startup, and to people poised to benefit from its promised therapies. The two formidable egos clash during the Senate hearing, but the men have a common desire. With a plot torn from today's headlines, this book is a cautionary tale for a time when politics clashes with biotechnology, when we are pulled into a promising yet frightening new world
Toxin by Robin Cook( Book )

95 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardiac surgeon Dr. Kim Reggis, crazed that cost-cutting procedures at the hospital are keeping his daughter from getting the care he believes she needs to recover from E.coli bacterial poisoning, launches his own investigation into how and why the child got sick
Cure by Robin Cook( Book )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... New York City medical examiner Laurie Montgomery returns to work at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, where she's been employed for more than two decades. Worried about whether she still has what it takes after so much time away, Laurie finds her first case back to be a dangerous puzzler of the highest order, involving organized crime and two start-up biotech companies caught in a zero sum game ..."--Page 2 of cover
Chromosome 6 by Robin Cook( Book )

103 editions published between 1197 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shocking and thought-provoking book about genetic manipulation, revolutionary organ transplants, and cloning
Death benefit by Robin Cook( Book )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the prim gates of the Greenwich, Connecticut, McMansions, Wall Street whizzes turn their attentions from mortgages to another possible profit source: the $25 trillion life-insurance industry. By securitizing the policies of the old and sick, they hope to make another financial killing
Contagion by Robin Cook( Book )

73 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. John Stapleton, who became a pathologist after he lost his job and his family, investigates a series of extremely lethal illnesses that seem to originate in hospitals owned by a giant medical corporation
Coma : a novel by Robin Cook( Book )

186 editions published between 451 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 3,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When more than a dozen minor-surgery patients die inexplicably on the operating table, a medical student determines to find the reason
Nano by Robin Cook( Book )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a year off from her medical studies and leaving New York City, Pia Grazdani accepts a job at Nanobots, a nanotechnology institute, where she is quickly warned not to investigate the other work done at the facility and not to ask questions about their source of funding
Acceptable risk by Robin Cook( Book )

83 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medical thriller featuring Dr. Edward Armstrong, a researcher developing an anti-depressant drug. Under pressure from his backers to complete the research, he experiments on himself with disastrous effects. But with millions of dollars at stake, the backers hush up the results and when Armstrong's sweetheart, Kimberly Stewart, decides to blow the whistle, she puts both their lives in jeopardy. By the author of Fatal Cure
Outbreak by Robin Cook( Book )

140 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 3,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bizarre disease that attacks only physicians and their patients sweeps the country, Dr. Melissa Blumenthal discovers that sinister forces are behind the threat and finds her life in danger
Mortal fear by Robin Cook( Book )

94 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusses on the world of molecular genetics and corruption in medicine
Cell by Robin Cook( Book )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New York Times-bestselling author and master of the medical thriller returns with a top-notch fusion of groundbreaking medical science and edge-of-your-seat suspense. George Wilson, M.D., a radiology resident in Los Angeles, is about to enter a profession on the brink of an enormous paradigm shift, foreshadowing a vastly different role for doctors everywhere. The smartphone is poised to take on a new role in medicine, no longer as a mere medical app but rather as a fully customizable personal physician capable of diagnosing and treating even better than the real thing. It is called iDoc. George's initial collision with this incredible innovation is devastating. He awakens one morning to find his fiancée dead in bed alongside him, not long after she participated in an iDoc beta test. Then several of his patients die after undergoing imaging procedures. All of them had been part of the same beta test. Is it possible that iDoc is being subverted by hackers-and that the U.S. government is involved in a cover-up? Despite threats to both his career and his freedom, George relentlessly seeks the truth, knowing that if he's right, the consequences could be lethal."--
Blindsight by Robin Cook( Book )

75 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan city forensic pathologist Laurie Montgomery battles to foil a plot of unimaginable evil in a distinguished New York hospital
 
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Alternative Names
Cook, R.

Cook, Robert

Cook, Robert Brian 1940-

Cook, Robert William Arthur.

Cook, Robin

Kuk, Robin 1940-

Kuks, Robins 1940-

Robin Cook chirurgien, spécialiste de romans policiers médicaux

Robin Cook medico e scrittore statunitense

Robin Cook pisarz amerykański

Robin Cook schrijver

Robin Cook spisovateľ a lekár USA

Robin Cook US-amerikanischer Arzt und Autor

Робин Кук

קוק, רובין 1940־

רובין קוק

روبین کوک

ब्लाइन्डसाइट

ৰবিন কুক

ராபின் குக் (அமெரிக்க எழுத்தாளர்)

로빈 쿡

쿠크, 로빈 1940-

쿡, 로빈

쿡, 로빈 1940-

クック, ロビン

ロビン・クック

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