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Zimmerman's Algorithm

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Gideon Malcolm was a Washington DC cop who stumbled into the midst of a high-level sting operation gone wrong and nearly paid with his life. Now he wants answers. But the government wants him to forget the whole thing. Yet Gideon wasn't about to give up, and what began with a stolen super computer soon led him on the trail of a missing woman, Dr. Zimmerman -- and into the ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by DAW
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Nick Duretta
Oct 30, 2016 Nick Duretta rated it liked it
Readers beware: you come to this way beyond its expiration date. Written in 2000, its premise is based on a supercomputer (remember those?) and a terrorist group similar to Al Qaeda but called something else. Oh -- and references to the World Trade Center bombing that was vastly eclipsed by what happened a few years later. So everything is dated, which is only part of the problem. The plot is way too complex, with far too many moving parts, even though it is fairly well-written. I've never heard ...more
Mar 23, 2008 Tao rated it liked it
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Not the best scifi thriller, but it is readable. Trite, from time to time. But I managed finishing it.
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S. Andrew Swann is the primary pseudonym of Steven Swiniarski, who also writes as S.A. Swiniarski, Steven Krane, and S.A. Swann.
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