An ontological thriller-sensuously technical, technically sensuous, Acts of the Apostles lyrically, hypnotically pretends to be an investigation of Gulf War Syndrome, but its real subject is Kaczynski's Postulate: that technology and freedom cannot be reconciled. God, two-pass compilers, SCUD warheads and the convergence of biological and digital technology are grist for Sundman's mill, and what a mechanical marvel his mill is. -- Betcham Review Services, 10/99
About the Author
John Sundman, recipient of the STC Award of Distinguished Technical Communication and Brazil's Rei do Lixo medal, has been a truck driver, chair of Sun Microsytem's Software Development Architecture Team, and construction laborer on an internet billionaire's high-tech island Xanadu. He states for the record that this book was written by him, not an Artificial Intelligence construct. Nor was it purloined from the back seat of an illegally parked car. There is no truth to the rumor that he is a retired New York City Police detective.