The Tree of Knowledge

The Tree of Knowledge

by Daniel G. Miller


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"The Tree of Knowledge is a dynamite read... reminiscent of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code but smarter, sharper and vertiginously twisted. A thrill ride with no seatbelt but what an incredible view."-Junot Díaz, New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Knowledge is power.

It is said that the greatest chess masters can envision a match's outcome ten moves before it occurs. Imagine a person who can visualize ten steps ahead, not simply in the game of chess, but in every human interaction.

Imagine a person who can see a punch before it is thrown; who knows what you are going to say before you say it; who can see every political and economic move long before it happens.

Imagine a secret that can make this all possible.

Mathematics professor Albert Puddles exposes this secret for himself as he is thrust into a murder investigation on the Princeton campus. The discovery leads Albert to delve into ancient religious interpretation and unmask new analytical abilities, all while teaming up with an aging mentor, a curious teaching assistant, and an elite Book Club on a frantic chase across America to recover this world-changing knowledge before it falls into dangerous hands.

Albert-now embedded in a national cat-and-mouse political power play-rediscovers a woman from his past and is forced to confront his own understanding of love, rationality, power, and the true limits of the human mind.

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ISBN-13: 9780578753201
Publisher: Houndstooth Books
Publication date: 03/30/2021
Pages: 306
Sales rank: 89,383
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

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