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Cryptonomicon : a novel

Author: Neal Stephenson; HarperCollins (Firm)
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HarperCollins US, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Fiction   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An American computer hacker operating in Southeast Asia attempts to break a World War II cypher to find the location of a missing shipment of gold. The gold was stolen by the Japanese during the war. By the author of The Diamond Age.
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Genre/Form: Stories, plots, etc
Named Person: Neal Stephenson; Neal Stephenson
Material Type: Document, Fiction
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson; HarperCollins (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54098962
Notes: Title from eBooks.com website.
Unabridged.
Special features: "Stephensonia/Cryptonomica": ONE: "Cryptonomicon Cypher-FAQ" (Neal addresses "Frequently Anticipated Questions" and other fascinating facts); TWO: "Mother Earth Motherboard" (Neal's landmark nonfiction account of, among other techno-feats, the laying of the longest telecommunications cable on earth); THREE: "Press Conference": Neal answers "Why write about crypto?" and other penetrating questions.
Details: System requirements: Gemstar/Rocket eBook reader device.
Responsibility: by: Neal Stephenson.

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An American computer hacker operating in Southeast Asia attempts to break a World War II cypher to find the location of a missing shipment of gold. The gold was stolen by the Japanese during the war. By the author of The Diamond Age.

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