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The quick

Author: Laura Spinney
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Patient DL lies motionless in a small room at the end of a hospital corridor. She has suffered massive damage to her brain, and it's not clear whether she can see or hear the world around her. Sarah Newman is charged with finding a spark of light in her lifeless body, and is drawn into a drama that extends far beyond the hospital walls.
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Genre/Form: Medical fiction
Fiction
Medical novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Spinney
ISBN: 9780007240500 0007240503
OCLC Number: 656149098
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Laura Spinney.

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Sarah Newman is a doctor obsessed with Patient DL, a woman who suffered massive damage to her brain and who lies motionless on the fifth floor of the hospital. Can patient DL see, hear and understand  Read more...

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/ From the author of 'The Doctor' comes a disturbing and ghostly tale about a doctor's obsession with a mysterious comatose patient. / 'The Quick' is ideal reading group material and will be Read more...

 
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