Capitol Kid

Capitol Kid Alternate cover edition A homeless teen with nothing to lose A crooked politician with everything to lose What could possibly go wrong On the run from local drug dealers a young hacker hides out in t
  • Title: Capitol Kid
  • Author: Bill Gourgey
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  • Page: 413
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  • Capitol Kid
    Alternate cover edition.A homeless teen with nothing to lose A crooked politician with everything to lose What could possibly go wrong On the run from local drug dealers, a young hacker hides out in the U.S Capitol and soon finds himself entangled in a dastardly political conspiracy From the shadows of the U.S Capitol, can a runaway change his country When thirAlternate cover edition.A homeless teen with nothing to lose A crooked politician with everything to lose What could possibly go wrong On the run from local drug dealers, a young hacker hides out in the U.S Capitol and soon finds himself entangled in a dastardly political conspiracy.From the shadows of the U.S Capitol, can a runaway change his country When thirteen year old Boot doesn t have the money to pay his mom s drug dealer, he must flee or face certain death at the hands of the gang leader who rules his DC neighborhood The glittering dome of the United States Capitol Building, which looks like the Emerald City of Oz from across the Anacostia River, seems like an ideal hide out until Boot discovers that the halls of Congress may not be all that different from the ruthless streets he fled In Capitol Kid, a well heeled politician at the pinnacle of power squares off with a savvy street urchin in a thrilling showdown that shakes Washington, DC.A Rare View of the Gilded Halls of CongressFrom the Senate Chamber s renowned Candy Desk to bizarre accounts of murder and intrigue in the halls of Congress, this book is peppered with eye popping historical facts of one of our nation s most prominent landmarks the U.S Capitol Building.You Won t Look At Your Smartphone the Same Way Ever AgainIs it really true that your phone s camera and mic can be hacked Ever wonder if your IDs and passwords are safe This book offers a chilling account of how readily available apps and black market devices can be used to spy on our every conversation and keystroke It s fiction, but just barely.This fast paced book will make you laugh, cry, and will keep you on the edge of your seat
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    About " Bill Gourgey "

  • Bill Gourgey

    Critically acclaimed author, Bill Gourgey, has been praised by reviewers and readers for his entertaining and thought provoking projections of modern science and technology His books include the Glide Trilogy, which won the Beverly Hills Book Award in Science Fiction and has than 6 million reads on Wattpad, and his Cap City Kids young adult mystery thriller series about talented but disadvantaged teens who take on Washington, DC A former IT consultant to Fortune 500 companies and managing partner at Accenture, he has designed and developed software for the communications, utilities, finance, and high tech industries With a passion for both technology and creative writing, his sci fi and young adult mystery thrillers feature technology s dual edged promise Gourgey has held board and advisory positions at various technology startups He has been a panelist at Digital Hollywood, and speaker at Intervention Con Gourgey is also the Managing Editor of The Delmarva Review, a literary journal.Gourgey is a graduate of Cornell University with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Materials Science, where he received numerous academic honors He currently attends the graduate program in Science Writing at Johns Hopkins University He lives with his family in Washington, DC and on Maryland s Eastern Shore.

  • 687 Comments

  • I received this book as part of a giveaway I teach eighth grade social studies and I m planning on passing this book along to my students They all visit DC in the spring, so they ll be able to recognize some of the historical references and landmarks That said, this is a very niche book Boot is a history and computer nerd from the streets Gourgey does the audience a favor by including a glossary of technical terms and references in the back, but I felt like I had to pull out a map of the city to [...]


  • Very fun read about a super smart street kid 13 yrs old who hides out from drug dealers by setting up his own private suite in the basement and tunnels of the US Capitol He pilfers food, phones, electronics, etc and thumbs his nose at the security goons who cannot catch him or find his hideout Soon he s discovered some unsavory politicians who have evil plans for the US With computer skills and street smarts he outwits the bad guys, but not before the reader gets an exciting look at Washington D [...]


  • Gourgey has an absolute winner of a story Imaginative story with highly creative characters to keep action going Hard pressed to find adequate words to describe this readers enjoyment Received as winner from which has absolutely nothing to do with my review.



  • Fun fascinating page turner couldn t put down What a great book I couldn t put it down and didn t want it to end Can t wait til the sequel.



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