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Eight lives, Susan Hurley

Label
Eight lives
Title
Eight lives
Statement of responsibility
Susan Hurley
Title variation
8 lives
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former refugee David Tran becomes the Golden Boy of Australian medical research and invents a drug that could transform immunology. Eight volunteers are recruited for the first human trial, a crucial step on the path to global fame for David and windfall gains for his investors. But when David dies in baffling circumstances, motives are put under the microscope. With its origins in a real-life drug trial that ended in tragedy, Eight Lives is told from the perspectives of David's friends, family and business associates, who all played a role in his downfall. A smart, sophisticated thriller that explores power, class and prejudice, Eight Lives will keep you engrossed until the last page
Summary
Former refugee David Tran becomes the Golden Boy of Australian medical research and invents a drug that could transform immunology. Eight volunteers are recruited for the first human trial, a crucial step on the path to global fame for David and windfall gains for his investors. But when David dies in baffling circumstances, motives are put under the microscope. With its origins in a real-life drug trial that ended in tragedy, Eight Lives is told from the perspectives of David's friends, family and business associates, who all played a role in his downfall. A smart, sophisticated thriller that explores power, class and prejudice, Eight Lives will keep you engrossed until the last page.
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2019
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10763344
Cataloging source
ANL
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Hurley, Susan
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Medicine
  • Clinical trials
  • Medical research personnel
  • Death
Target audience
adult
Label
Eight lives, Susan Hurley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065147434
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9781925712766
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1091769661
Label
Eight lives, Susan Hurley
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065147434
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9781925712766
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1091769661

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