Brain Jack

Brain Jack

Book - 2010 | 1st American ed.
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In a near-future New York City, fourteen-year-old computer genius Sam Wilson manages to hack into the AT&T network and sets off a chain of events that have a profound effect on human activity throughout the world.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2010].
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780375843679
Branch Call Number: FALKN
Characteristics: 349 p. ; 22 cm.


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Nov 25, 2014

This book is absolutely amazing! I read book after book, and this has been one of my favorites by far.

Aug 17, 2014

Brain Jack had some similar computer hacking elements to Cory Doctorow's Little Brother, except where Little Brother was trying to get across a message, Brain Jack was trying to be a good story. I liked it, up until the ending which I found a little unsatisfying. Overall it was a good cyber-thriller, though.

Jan 02, 2014

Very good fast pace suspenful and technology based book. A must read

flash2121 Jul 10, 2013

I read a lot over and i like it it cool...

Jun 01, 2013

This book is totally computer geeky. I'm no computer geek, but I LOVED IT!!! Stick with it, you won't be disappointed!

Nov 21, 2012

From the opening words of the prologue, I was hooked. The premise of this book is scarily believable. In an America where Las Vegas has been destroyed by a nuclear explosion, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Defense Division recruits top teen hackers to protect the nation’s computer systems. But a new danger arises as more people begin to use neuro-headsets to connect their minds directly to their computers. Can that technology be used to manipulate people’s memories and control their actions? It takes a little while for Falkner to set up the scenario. But once the action begins, the pace is breath-taking! The writing is so vivid, I found myself tensing up, pulse racing, as I turned the pages. I am a bit uncertain how I feel about the ending. It seemed a bit too quick and clean. But the rest of the book is so good, I’ll gladly forgive that.

Aug 06, 2012

Excellent read --- although listed in the young adult category, really on par with adult hacker fiction --- much superior to Michael Olson's Special Flesh -- a book written by an investment banker for investment bankers, not tech savvy types. Still, the leader of the pack in hacker fiction is Daniel Suarez.

baseballfan24 Jan 21, 2012

A very good book. Definately worth reading.

Dec 18, 2011

I believe it was the fictitious company of Telecomerica that he managed to hack into...not AT&T

Amazing insight into a possible future

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