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Toxin [electronic resource]. Robin Cook.

Cook, Robin. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101191897 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 1999.

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Summary, etc.: 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...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1999. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 357 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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