Cover of: The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder
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An edition of The Soul of a New Machine (1981)

The Soul of a New Machine

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Publish Date
Publisher
Avon
Language
English
Pages
293

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"The Soul of a New Machine" is a non-fiction book written by Tracy Kidder and published in 1981. It chronicles the experiences of a computer engineering team racing to design a next-generation computer at a blistering pace under tremendous pressure. The machine was launched in 1980 as the Data General Eclipse MV/8000. The book won the 1982 National Book Award for Non-fiction and a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.

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Cover of: The Soul Of A New Machine
The Soul Of A New Machine
June 1, 2000, Back Bay Books
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The soul of a new machine
1990, Avon
in English
Cover of: The soul of a new machine
The soul of a new machine
1982, Avon
in English
Cover of: The Soul of a New Machine
The Soul of a New Machine
1982, Avon
in English

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Table of Contents

Prologue : -- A
good man in a storm -- -- 1.
How to make a lot of money -- -- 2. The
wars -- -- 3.
Building a team -- -- 4.
Wallach's golden moment -- -- 5.
Midnight programmer -- -- 6.
Flying upside down -- -- 7. La
Machine -- -- 8. The
wonderful micromachines -- -- 9. A
workshop -- -- 10. The
case of the missing NAND gate -- -- 11.
Shorter than a season -- -- 12.
Pinball -- -- 13.
Going to the fair -- -- 14. The
last crunch -- -- 15.
Canards -- -- 16.
Dinosaurs --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments.

Edition Notes

Originally published in 1981 by Little Brown and Company.

"First Avon printing, August, 1982"--T.p. verso.

Copyright Date
1981

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
621.39
Library of Congress
TK7885.4 .K53 1982

The Physical Object

Pagination
293 p. ;
Number of pages
293

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24951788M
Internet Archive
soulofnewmachine00kidd
ISBN 10
0380599317
ISBN 13
9780380599318
OCLC/WorldCat
10510127
Wikidata
Q7765374

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