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The First Patient

(2008)
A novel by

 
 
From the blockbuster, New York Times bestselling author comes a high-concept, high-octane thriller at the crossroads of presidential politics and cutting-edge medicine. . . .

Gabe Singleton and Andrew Stoddard were roommates at the Naval Academy in Annapolis years ago. Today, Gabe is a country doctor and his friend Andrew has gone from war hero to governor to President of the United States. One day, while the United States is embroiled in a bitter presidential election campaign, Marine One lands on Gabe's Wyoming ranch, and President Stoddard delivers a disturbing revelation and a startling request. His personal physician has suddenly and mysteriously disappeared, and he desperately needs Gabe to take the man's place. Despite serious misgivings, Gabe agrees to come to Washington. It is not until he is ensconced in the White House medical office that Gabe realizes there is strong evidence that the President is going insane. Facing a crisis of conscience—as President Stoddard's physician, he has the power to invoke the Twenty-fifth Amendment to transfer presidential power to the Vice President—Gabe uncovers increasing evidence that his friend's condition may not be due to natural causes.

Who? Why? And how? The President's life is at stake. A small-town doctor suddenly finds himself in the most powerful position on earth, and the safety of the world is in jeopardy. Gabe Singleton must find the answers, and the clock is ticking. . . .

With Michael Palmer's trademark medical details, and steeped in meticulous political insider knowledge, The First Patient is an unforgettable story of suspense.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

February 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The First Patient
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 0-312-34353-1 / 978-0-312-34353-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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February 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The First Patient (Wheeler Hardcover)
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59722-672-6 / 978-1-59722-672-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Pub Inc
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Paperback Editions

April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The First Patient
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-78475-570-2 / 978-1-78475-570-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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December 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: The First Patient
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-250-10038-0 / 978-1-250-10038-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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December 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 0-312-93775-X / 978-0-312-93775-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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November 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The First Patient
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 0-09-948977-5 / 978-0-09-948977-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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Audio Editions

December 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-5012-7538-0 / 978-1-5012-7538-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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March 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-5012-3971-6 / 978-1-5012-3971-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: First Patient, The
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-4915-4359-0 / 978-1-4915-4359-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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December 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-4692-7222-9 / 978-1-4692-7222-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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December 2012 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-4692-7223-7 / 978-1-4692-7223-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-4558-0775-3 / 978-1-4558-0775-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2009 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-070-3 / 978-1-59737-070-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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December 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-4233-0657-0 / 978-1-4233-0657-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The First Patient
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-062-2 / 978-1-59737-062-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-067-3 / 978-1-59737-067-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-061-4 / 978-1-59737-061-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-063-0 / 978-1-59737-063-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-4233-0656-2 / 978-1-4233-0656-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-064-9 / 978-1-59737-064-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-065-7 / 978-1-59737-065-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The First Patient
Author(s): Michael Palmer
ISBN: 1-59737-066-5 / 978-1-59737-066-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

February 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The First Patient: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Palmer
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA