|Plot Summary of Red Gold|
A defrocked medical doctor discovers that blood is a very valuable commodity. When used to bill the Medicaid system for bogus lab tests, it is worth millions of dollars to him. Covertly taking control of a number of small, independently owned clinical laboratories in the South Bronx he gradually expands his criminal enterprise. A crucial element to the fraud is a blood supply. To meet this need blood is purchased from street people and drug addicts. The fraud runs as planned until one of the blood donors is drawn too many times in too short a time and is hospitalized. State fraud investigators are called in and the doctor is forced to fight for his survival. He will stop at nothing to keep out of prison, including murder.
This synopsis report prepared by Dennis N. Griffin
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|Chapter Analysis of Red Gold|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- bad docs cutting corners
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- white collar fraud or theft
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- evil corporation/rich guy
- government investigator
- New York
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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