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Book cover ofStar Healer
  • Author: James WHITE
  • Publisher: Futura
  • Published: 1987
  • Description: Softback, Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: First
  • ISBN-10: 0708881874
  • Ref: 12826
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A first UK paperback edition in good condition for its age.  Heavy age tanning to pages making them very brown but still eminently readable.  The covers are showing some signs of wear and there is some creasing to the front cover.

A Sector General novel.

SYNOPSIS:  “Sector General, the gigantic hospital wheeling in space, has a staff of thousands, comprising over sixty intelligent species.  Every day it treats alien illnesses of baffling complexity – no case is too big, too small, too hopeless or too weird.

Of all the hospital’s very capable staff, Senior Physician Conway, the human doctor in charge of the Ambulance Ship Rhabwar, is thought to be the most promising. So when he is replaced ‘ without notice ‘ by the birdlike alien Prilicla, Dr Conway is surprised to say the least.  But that is nothing compared to his shock when he is offered a promotion to a challenging new position.  It is his for the taking.  If he has the nerve…”