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Breakpoint

by Richard A. Clarke

Breakpoint by Richard A. Clarke
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  • Published in USA  Jan 2007
    320 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Against All Enemies warned about how we were conducting the war against terror. The Scorpion's Gate demonstrated what could happen. And now America's preeminent counterterrorism expert and #1 bestselling author shows us all . . .what might come next.

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"Veteran counterterrorism official Clarke proves once again that authenticity, insider information and top-secret access artfully applied trumps fancy writing with this cutting-edge, nail-biter techno-thriller set in 2012." - PW.
"Clarke declares this novel is "meant to be predictive" about technology and the promise--or threat--to human genetics. That assertion will boost interest in this fast-paced and fascinating novel." - Booklist.
"Sadly, an exciting plot idea descends into a morass of computer tech-speak and mumbo-jumbo that bogs down the story and results in a confusing and overly complex tale. Moreover, the major characters are poorly developed. The result is a thriller that isn't very thrilling." - Library Journal.
"Some may be confounded by this international cyber-maze, which reads more like a textbook than a novel." - Kirkus.

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This is former national security advisor Clarke's third book following Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror (non-fiction) and The Scorpion's Gate (novel).

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