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Snow Crash by  Neal Stephenson - Paperback - 7th Paperback Printing - 1993 - from Bookmarc Books and Biblio.com

Snow Crash

by Stephenson, Neal

Condition: Good/No Jacket


New York: Bantam Books, 1993. A solid reading copy of this cyber-punk classic. Interiors are unmarked. The covers are well worn, the spine is creased. A solid reading copy of this classic.. 7th Paperback Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bruce Jensen - Cover Art. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Snow Crash is Neal Stephenson's third novel, published in 1992. Like many of Stephenson's other novels it references history, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, religion, computer science, politics, cryptography, and philosophy. Stephenson explained the title of the novel in his 1999 essay In the Beginning... was the Command Line as his term for a particular software failure mode on the early Apple Macintosh computer.




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On Nov 11 2019, said:
  "In one of the most perceivable dystopian futures that I can imagine, Hiro is everything.

Honestly, I'm not looking for the money. I am registering an amount because your own review of this book captures the fine points so well. Neal Stevenson's writing in Snow Crash is so visceral and complex, that you have no choice but to become immersed in the world he creates. It fires your brain for weeks after the read, if not longer. It takes time to wrap one's head around his world and language, and his execution is flawless.

This book is at pleat as important as Stranger in a Strange Land.

10/10 Worth the read"


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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
Mass Market
Mass market paperback books, or MMPBs, are printed for large audiences cheaply.  This means that they are smaller, usually...[more]
reading copy
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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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