Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho

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Turtleback Books, Feb 1, 2001 - Business & Economics
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Describes how two 19-year-old, working-class kids from a small town in Idaho overcame their lives as outsiders, and reveals how they are using the Internet to redefine themselves and change their lives.

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User Review  - chsbellboy - LibraryThing

While Jon Katz himself is not a geek, he accurately portrays the story of two geeks that use their knowledge of computing to move out of their hometown and advance their lives significantly. While the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Djupstrom - LibraryThing

A cool story of some...well let's face it...geeks that turned their passions into careers. It is about friendship in the face of oblivion. A great human drama for the 21st century. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Jonathan Katz initially worked as a reporter and editor for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Boston Globe and The Washington Post, and later as executive producer of the CBS Morning News. Jon Katz is now a media critic, a journalist, and the author of several books covering a vast repertoire of topics. Katz has written several novels as well as non-fiction works which cover topics ranging from geek culture to his relationship with dogs. His titles include The Story of Rose, Dancing Dogs, A Good Dog, and Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm.

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