Pryme Knumber

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Pryme Knumber

By Matthew Flynn

Dailey Swan Pub, Paperback, 9780983809036, 242pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2012

Teenager Bernie Weber is a math genius. Washington, the CIA, and Yale invade Milwaukee to kidnap him. They need to know his secret for factoring prime numbers. Their mission: waterboard him in Alabama if he won't talk. Milwaukee fights back to protect him. This should be easy. Maybe. Hide, Bernie Weber. You're only 15, only a high school student. But you can give the prime factors of large numbers in your head. So you're saying the kid can break every code in the world in his head? Get him Waterboard him if necessary You only have one chance. Washington is after you, and the CIA, and Yale, and Scroll and Key. Only one thing stands in their way: Milwaukee. How can you win? How can you possibly win?

About the Author
Matthew J. Flynn served on Hillary Clinton's Finance Committee in the 2008 Presidential election from Wisconsin and co-chaired John Kerry's 2004 Primary campaign for President in Wisconsin. He chaired Governor Jim Doyle's Judicial Selection Commission and was a regular commentator on Sunday's Milwaukee television show, "Belling & Co.," a program devoted to political commentary. A graduate of Yale University and the University of Wisconsin Law School, Matthew served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review and Law Clerk to the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Matthew J. Flynn is a commercial litigation partner in the firm of Quarles & Brady, LLP, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.