1976 medical Conspiracy Thriller novel by Robin Cook. In the novel, Susan Wheeler is a medical student working at the Boston Memorial Hospital. Young, healthy patients are coming in for routine operations and leaving in permanent comas. Susan investigates, eventually unearthing an Organ Theft conspiracy.The Film of the Book was released in 1978, written and directed by Michael Crichton. In the film, Susan is played by Genevieve Bujold and her character is changed from a medical student to a full M.D. The movie also stars Michael Douglas as Susan's boyfriend Mark and features a score by Jerry Goldsmith.A Mini Series version by Ridley Scott and Tony Scott aired on A&E in 2012. Susan, once again portrayed as a medical student, is played by Lauren Ambrose with Steven Pasquale as Mark. Also, the Boston Memorial Hospital is changed to the Peachtree Memorial Hospital, accommodating a change in setting from Boston to Atlanta.
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