Cryptonomicon [electronic resource] / Neal Stephenson.
- ISBN: 0060575506 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 9780060575502 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 006076841X (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- ISBN: 9780060768416 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- Publisher: [S.l.] : PerfectBound, 2003.
|General Note:|| Title from eBook information screen.
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.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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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