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The soul of a new machine

Tracy Kidder

The soul of a new machine

by Tracy Kidder

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Data General Corporation,
  • Computer engineering -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    108,626

    StatementTracy Kidder.
    GenrePopular works
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293 p. ;
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23256229M
    ISBN 100316491705

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