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With this extraordinary first volume in what promises to be an epoch-making masterpiece, Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that shaped this century.

In 1942, Lawrence Pritchard Waterho...


  • Author: Neal Stephenson
  • Publish Date: 2002-11-05
  • Book Awards

    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Science Fiction

  • Nominated for 2 (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Book Award Years
    2000 Hugo Nominated: Cryptonomicon
    2000 Locus Science Fiction Winner: Cryptonomicon
    2000 Authur C. Clark Award Nominated: Cryptonomicon

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    Reviews/Comments On Cryptonomicon

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2014-11-06 02:38:58

    I still regard it as Stephenson's best work.

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