Erich Segal, internationally bestselling author of LOVE STORY and DOCTORS, brings his extraordinary storytelling gifts to the elite sphere of the world's most remarkable physicians and scientists.
In the arena of life and death, the world's most brilliant doctors and scientists vie desperately - and ruthlessly - for the ultimate prize: the Nobel. Adam Coopersmith is a gifted and compassionate physician. Trapped in an unhappy marriage, he meets Anya, a Russian emigree, and falls in love for the first time - only to have his career nearly destroyed.
Sandy Raven is a cutting-edge researcher whose devotion is matched only by his genius. Yet as he makes his greatest discovery, he experiences his most profound betrayal. Will he choose to live a lie or abandon his dream to seek new, more worldly prizes?
Isabel da Costa. A child prodigy, she owes all her success to her father, but though she becomes a brilliant physicist, she can't capture her lost childhood. Ultimately she is torn between her father and the young man who holds the key to her happiness, until a shocking revelation explodes her world.
PRIZES is guaranteed to make readers laugh and cry - Sunday Telegraph
Nobel minds, ignoble lives . . . The world of scientific research is the background for Erich Segal's blockbuster . . . an entertaining read. - The Times