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Snow crash

Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: New York : Spectra, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison -- a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cyber-sensibility to bring us the gigantic thriller of the information age. In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Science fiction
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 9780553898194 0553898191
OCLC Number: 869732831
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 23, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.

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Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison -- a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cyber-sensibility to bring us the gigantic thriller of the information age. In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo's Cosa Nostra Inc., but it the Metaverse he's a warrior prince. Plunging headlong into the enigma of a new computer virus that's striking down hackers everywhere, he races along the neon-lit streets on a search-and-destroy mission for the shadowy virtual villain threatening to bring about infocalypse. Snow Crash is a mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous ... you'll recognize it immediately. From the Paperback edition.

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