Beat the Reaper: A Novel (Audio)
Publish date: April 1st 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Edition language: English
Series: Peter Brown (#1)
Dr. Peter Brown is having a rough day -- he's fighting to keep a patient alive long enough for someone competent to diagnose him properly -- he's also fighting to get someone to diagnose him properly. And he's a got a new patient that recognizes him from his past life, who makes a threat -- keep him...
Josh Bazell, the author of Beat the Reaper, is a medical resident at UC San Francisco. His hero, Peter Brown, nee Pietro Brnwa, aka the Bearclaw, is also a medical resident, at the fictional Manhattan Catholic Hospital. There, one would hope, the similarities end. Pete Brown is not a very good do...
Pietro ist clever und smart und war Killer für die New Yorker Mafia. Er stieg aus und glaubt sich sicher – er ist erstens im Zeugenschutzprogramm und zweitens Arzt in einem Krankenhaus. Bis einer der alten Feinde eingeliefert wird. Diagnose: Krebs im Endstadium. Wenn er stirbt, ist Pietro geliefert....
I finished listening to Josh Bazell's debut mystery Beat the Reaper. Bazell wrote this medical thriller while he was doing his medical residency at UCSF. If Bazell's description of what happens behind the scenes in a hospital is true, then we all better start taking our vitamins, because you do not ...
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