Shelfwear to edges and covers. Spine has tilt and creases. Front cover and front 3 pages loose. Block tight and clean. 336 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1992. ISBN: 0425131769. Here is Dr. Robin Coon's most controversial medical thriller--the shocking story of experimental fertilization, the passion to create life, and the power to destroy it...Dr. Marissa Blumenthal's dream of becoming pregnant has turned into an obsession. A successful pediatrican, she will try any scientific method available to conceive. Until the horrible secrets of an urban clinic erupt in a nightmare of staggering proportions. Where life begins, terror lurks.