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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553562613
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - High Tech
Subject:
High tech
Edition Number:
Bantam pbk. ed.
Series Volume:
35 (1993)
Publication Date:
1993
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
470 p.
Dimensions:
6.91x4.18x1.34 in. .50 lbs.

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