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The Resource Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson

Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson

Label
Cryptonomicon
Title
Cryptonomicon
Statement of responsibility
Neal Stephenson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1942, Lawrence Pritchard Waterhouse--mathematical genius and young Captain in the U.S. Navy--is assigned to Detachment 2702. The secret mission of Waterhouse and Detachment 2702--commanded by Marine Raider Bobby Shaftoe--is to keep the Nazis ignorant of the fact that Allied Intelligence has cracked the enemy's fabled Enigma code. Fast-forward to the present, where Waterhouse's crypto-hacker grandson, Randy, is attempting to create a "data haven" in Southeast Asia--a place where encrypted data can be stored and exchanged free of repression and scrutiny. As governments and multinationals attack the endeavor, Randy joins forces with Shaftoe's tough-as-nails granddaughter, Amy, to secretly salvage a sunken Nazi submarine that holds the key to keeping the dream of a data haven afloat
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
  • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
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057497
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stephenson, Neal
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T3868
LC item number
C79 1999
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Conspiracies
  • Cryptographers
  • Deception
  • Secrecy
  • Drug addicts
  • Computer programmers
  • Data encryption (Computer science)
  • World War II
  • Cryptography
  • Codes (Communication)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
918 p.
Isbn
9780380973460
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
99011685
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780380973460
  • (OCoLC)40631785
Label
Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
918 p.
Isbn
9780380973460
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
99011685
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780380973460
  • (OCoLC)40631785

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