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User Review  - Kaethe - LibraryThing

As well as a gripping techno-thriller, it's also a sweet romance, and includes a great chocolate-chip cookie recipe. Stoll never sets out to be a hero, he's just a problem-solving grad student, who becomes really dedicated to solving one particular problem. I wonder how dated it seems now? Read full review

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User Review  - TimBazzett - LibraryThing

I was ready to give THE CUCKOO'S EGG a mere four stars, because this is just not really the kind of book I normally read. But then I decided that wouldn't be fair, or an accurate reflection of how I ... Read full review

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User Review  - meekohi - LibraryThing

Interesting first-person view of tracking a hacker back to the source back in the early Unix days. Pretty interesting from a historical perspective, although there is a lot of waiting around for ... Read full review

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User Review  - rachel8973 - LibraryThing

I loved this. Great fun if your are one of those people who remembers sleeping under your desk to be there when your program finished compiling/linking. Read full review

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User Review  - Clueless - LibraryThing

The parallels between this and the last book I read 'Against all Enemies' were chilling. Absolutely fabulous writing...you'd expect - from the subject matter - that this would be as dry as a bone. But ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

Cliff Stoll's real-life account in The Cuckoo's Egg belongs in a special category of "Obviously dated books that are still relevant." Computer technology has progressed an unimaginable amount in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lorune - LibraryThing

Entertaining overall story, i just got bit tired of the Stoll's silly whining about different sort of things at the end of the book. Read full review

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User Review  - emf1123 - LibraryThing

Reading this book as a kid is why I ended up in Information Security. Imagine my disappointment. Read full review

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User Review  - jhatton1980 - LibraryThing

Fun and easy read for computer nerds. Read full review

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User Review  - Dithreabhach - LibraryThing

A documentary and dramatized book about a hackers group that appeared to sell data to the KGB. Read full review


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