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Michael Crichton's Disclosure is a modern computer industry story of intrigue and deception. Tom Sanders is a computer engineer with DigiCom, a multinational software design corporation based in Seattle. Tom, an old timer with over ten years at DigiCom, is preparing to take on a promotion to head the division of Advanced Products. Much to his dismay he finds out that an old fling of his, Meredith Johnson will be given the office instead in the name of diversity.
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Tom is crushed but vows to be a good trooper and work hard for the benefit of the company. Soon he uncovers information that is troubling and Meredith hits on him for "old time sake". His position is in jeopardy and he blows the whistle on Meredith. No one believes his story as she counters than he has assaulted her. Tom is forced into a battle for his job and his reputation. The action moves fast as the suspense builds to a satisfying conclusion.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Life of a profession:    -   businessman, good overcoming bad ones    -   computer programmer Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Kind of business    -   big business

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   Weiner talk! Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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