Net Force (Paperback)
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|The assassination of the director of Net Force hurtles Deputy Director Alex Michaels into the perilous world of international intrigue as he confronts a deadly gang of cyber-terrorists who are sabotaging mainframe computers across the country, leaving chaos and death in their wake. Original. TV tie-in. *Author: Clancy, Tom/ Pieczenik, Steve R. *Series Title: Tom Clancys Net Force *Publication Date: 1999/02/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 7.00|
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Just in time for the ABC television event! Here comes a first: a new series of novels for young adults starring a team of troubleshooting teens--the Net Force Explorers--that knows more about cutting-edge technology than its teachers! The year is 2010, computers are superpowers. Those who control them, control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: Net Force. When the director of Net Force is assassinated, Deputy Director Alex Michaels is thrust into one of the most powerful and dangerous positions in the world.
An insurance executive well into his late 30s, Tom Clancy first hit fame and fortune with the spy thriller "The Hunt for Red October", the sales of which soared when President Ronald Reagan called it a personal favorite. Though Clancy was never a military man himself, due to poor eyesight, he closely studied declassified military documents and used the technical information he gleaned from them to write his best-selling thrillers. Most of Clancy's novels feature ex-marine Jack Ryan, an intelligence analyst working with the CIA. Often the reluctant hero, Ryan battles foes such as international terrorists and powerful drug lords, often finding himself deeply immersed in the high-stakes world of espionage.