The Resource Snow crash, Neal Stephenson., (electronic resource)

Snow crash, Neal Stephenson., (electronic resource)

Label
Snow crash
Title
Snow crash
Statement of responsibility
Neal Stephenson.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A part-time hacker, information-scrounge, and delivery boy for Uncle Enzo's Cosa Nostra Pizzerias, and full-time Metaverse (virtual reality) samurai named Hiro Protagonist (one of the best names since Billy Pilgrim!), is slowly drawn into a mystery involving a virus program called Snow Crash, which is claiming not only the computers but the minds of hackers the world over, including Hiro's best friend. Who is behind all this, and what it has to do with Sumerian mythology and the hard-wiring of the human language centers is what Hiro must find out, while at the same time he attempts to prevent the further spread of the Snow Crash virus. Along the way he falls in with a skateboard punk named Y.T., who is more instrumental to the story than might first be suggested, and who is the novel's most intriguing character, if only because her investigations are almost more revealing than Hiro's are -- in fact, Hiro comes off as a bit of a cypher compared to her
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stephenson, Neal
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3569.T3868
LC item number
S66 2003eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
7.0
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hackers
  • Computer viruses
  • Cyberpunk culture
  • Cyberspace
  • Mythology, Sumerian
  • Science Fiction
  • Computer hackers
  • Computer viruses
  • Cyberpunk culture
  • Cyberspace
  • Mythology, Sumerian
Label
Snow crash, Neal Stephenson., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=2D7A68AF-30B6-4B42-9FFA-3C51101BF423
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o232304957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553898194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o232304957
  • (OCoLC)232304957
Label
Snow crash, Neal Stephenson., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=2D7A68AF-30B6-4B42-9FFA-3C51101BF423
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o232304957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553898194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o232304957
  • (OCoLC)232304957

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