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Desperate measures : a novel

Author: Robert Tine; David Klass
Publisher: New York : Boulevard Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"Frank Connor's nine-year-old son has a rare form of leukemia. Without a bone marrow transplant, he will die--and time is running out. After no suitable donors are found, Frank risks his career as a San Francisco cop by illegally hacking into a Federal law enforcement computer. But he finds what he is looking for ... His name is Pete McCabe, a murderer incarcerated in America's toughest prison. His DNA is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Mystery fiction
Movie novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Tine; David Klass
ISBN: 1572973498 9781572973497
OCLC Number: 38142150
Notes: "Boulevard edition / August 1997"--Title page verso.
"Movie tie-in"--Spine.
Description: 213 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Desperate measures (Motion picture)
Responsibility: by Robert Tine ; based on the screenplay written by David Klass.

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"Frank Connor's nine-year-old son has a rare form of leukemia. Without a bone marrow transplant, he will die--and time is running out. After no suitable donors are found, Frank risks his career as a San Francisco cop by illegally hacking into a Federal law enforcement computer. But he finds what he is looking for ... His name is Pete McCabe, a murderer incarcerated in America's toughest prison. His DNA is the closest match. If Frank can get him to do the transplant, his son's life will be saved--and he has a plan to get McCabe to do just that. But McCabe is no ordinary killer. He is a pure sociopath with a genius IQ who has spent too many years behind bars. And he has a plan of his own ..."--Page 4 of cover.

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