• Coma

  • By: Robin Cook
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 09-23-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.0 (205 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The blockbuster best seller that kickstarted a new genre: the medical thriller.
They called it "minor surgery", but Nancy Greenly, Sean Berman, and a dozen others - all admitted to Boston Memorial Hospital for routine procedures - were victims of the same inexplicable, hideous tragedy on the operating table. They never woke up.
Susan Wheeler is a third-year medical student working as a trainee at Boston Memorial Hospital. Two patients during her residency mysteriously go into comas immediately after their operations due to complications from anesthesia. Susan begins to investigate the causes behind both of these alarming comas and discovers the oxygen line in Operating Room 8 has been tampered with to induce carbon monoxide poisoning.
Then Susan discovers the evil nature of the Jefferson Institute, an intensive-care facility where patients are suspended from the ceiling and kept alive until they can be harvested for healthy organs. Is she a participant in - or a victim of - a large-scale black market dealing in human organs?
©2002 Robin Cook (P)2014 Hachette Audio
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Critic Reviews

"Strikes a deafening chord of terror." ( The Washington Post)
"Gripping, terrifying, fast-paced suspense." ( The New York Times)
"Unputdownable.... A chilling, fast-moving suspense thriller" ( The Boston Globe)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Shon Bryson on 12-03-15

love Robin's books

I hadn't read this one, but I liked it. The narrator was good too.

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By BrighteyesRN on 12-12-17

Not like the other

I read other reviews which said this book is too much like Cooke’s other book. You will see once you read this book that the differences are so beautifully done. I am falling for his style of writing all over again !!!! Hope you enjoy this book for what it is and appreciated the twists. Have fun 🤯🤓

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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