The Sparrow

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An African American with a Ph. D. in physics is forced to break the law to get research funds.He manages to build a quantum computer,a high-tech device that can be used to break any code or encryption.The police shoot the innocent brother of his girl-friend, so he uses his powers to help.This gets the attention of the NSA who code-names him "Sparrow.A wild chase from Harlem to Mississippi ensues. More

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Words: 120,280
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301427734
About Sam Faulkner

Sam (John Samuel) Faulkner was born in Memphis Tennessee. He obtained B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics from Auburn University. He was awarded a Ph.D. in physics by The Ohio State University. He has published over 85 research papers in the area of theoretical condensed matter physics. He wrote one book and edited another in the same field. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is profiled in Who's Who in America, and is a Professor of Physics at Florida Atlantic University. He is married with 2 children.

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Review by: sam ierakaris on Dec. 14, 2013 :
This is a great read if you like both science and adventure. The hero makes a quantum computer in his basement. This makes it possible for him to break into any computer and decrypt the contents. He and his girlfriend are chased by the NSA and the KKK/
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