Foreign BodyLarge Print - 2008
A New York Times Bestseller -- Jennifer Hernandez, relaxing in the surgical lounge of L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, half-listens to a piece on medical tourism, where first-world citizens travel to third-world countries for surgery. But when she hears her beloved grandmother's name mentioned, her own heart nearly stops: the CNN reporter says Maria Suarez-Hernandez had died, a day after undergoing a hip replacement in New Delhi's Queen Victoria Hospital. Devastated, and desperate for answers, Jennifer takes emergency leave from school and heads to India. 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.As the death count grows, so do the questions, leading Laurie, along with her husband, Dr. Jack Stapleton, to unveil a sinister, multilayered conspiracy of global proportions.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Cengage Learning, c2008
Edition: Large print ed. --
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Cook 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 649 p
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