Buy used:
$23.83
Get Fast, Free Shipping with Amazon Prime
FREE delivery:
Get free shipping
Free shipping within the U.S. when you order $25.00 of eligible items shipped by Amazon.
Or get faster shipping on this item starting at $5.99 . (Prices may vary for AK and HI.)
Learn more about free shipping
Friday, Aug 6 on orders over $25.00 shipped by Amazon. Details
Fastest delivery: Thursday, Aug 5
Order within 18 hrs and 42 mins
Details
Used: Good | Details
Sold by NELA Store
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine and cover may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include “From the library of” labels or previous owner inscriptions. 100% GUARANTEE! Shipped with delivery confirmation, if you’re not satisfied with a purchase please return the item for a full refund!
<Embed>
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Deep As the Marrow Hardcover – March 1, 1997

4.5 out of 5 stars 70 ratings

Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Hardcover
$23.83
$4.94 $2.00

Journey into Reading
Explore reading recommendations for children ages 6 - 12. See this week's recommendations.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Editorial Reviews

From Library Journal

Physician/novelist Wilson (Implant, LJ 7/95) spins another fast-moving thriller, this time around the issue of legalizing drugs. When President Thomas Winston announces a plan to attack the drug problem by making drugs legal, he's met first with public outrage, then with an assassination plot involving his boyhood friend and personal physician, Dr. John VanDuyne. In a plan masterminded by a Colombian drug lord, six-year-old Katie VanDuyne is kidnapped to persuade her father to give the president an antibiotic that will destroy his bone marrow. The kidnapping goes awry early on, because of the doctor's ethics and a kidnapper's attachment to Katie, but Wilson spins out the action to the last pages, making some persuasive arguments for drug legalization along the way. Readers may quibble with an occasional unlikely plot device, but they'll keep turning pages to the end. A sure bet for popular fiction collections.?Michele Leber, Fairfax Cty. P.L., Vir.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From Booklist

What would actually happen if the president decriminalized drugs? The drug lords certainly would not let a tax-free, $50 billion annual income disappear without a struggle, would they? In Wilson's exciting yarn, John VanDuyne, the president's personal physician and longtime friend, is put in an excruciating position when his patient broaches drug legalization: if he wants to get his kidnapped daughter, Katie, back, VanDuyne must give the president a potentially fatal drug. With confederates in high government places and an assistant given to sending gruesome "persuaders" from kidnapped victims to keep their family members and friends on mission, drug boss Carlos Salinas foresees no problems for his scheme to stay in business. Problems do, of course, arise in the White House and elsewhere. High-tech electronics, the kidnappers' failure to discover beforehand that Katie needs daily medication for epilepsy, and VanDuyne's somewhat insane ex-wife are just some of them. The concluding, brilliantly conceived chase in the New Jersey pine barrens should leave many readers exhausted, happily. William Beatty

The Sandman Act 1
The Sandman offers a dark, literary world of fantasy and horror. Listen free

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Forge; 1st edition (March 1, 1997)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0312862644
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0312862640
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.48 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.25 x 1.25 x 10 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70 ratings

Customer reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5
70 global ratings
How are ratings calculated?

Top reviews from the United States

Reviewed in the United States on September 18, 2013
Verified Purchase
10 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on April 19, 2015
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on May 12, 2018
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2021
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2019
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on January 23, 2012
Verified Purchase
8 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2015
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2015
Verified Purchase

Top reviews from other countries

Michael Crane
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, gripping story . . slightly spoiled by typos
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 16, 2012
Verified Purchase
taf williams
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 14, 2017
Verified Purchase
Mary
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 7, 2015
Verified Purchase
ARRAI
5.0 out of 5 stars So muss ein Spannungsroman sein.
Reviewed in Germany on May 15, 2015
Verified Purchase
Keely
5.0 out of 5 stars Didn't let me down
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 11, 2013
Verified Purchase