True Names: And the Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier

By Vernor Vinge


Product Details

Price: $25.99  $23.39
Publisher: Tor Books
Published Date: December 14, 2001
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 5.5 X 0.9 X 8.5 inches | 1.0 pounds
ISBN: 9780312862077
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About the Author

Vernor Vinge has won five Hugo Awards, two of them in the Zones of Thought series: A Fire Upon the Deep and A Deepness in the Sky. Known for his rigorous hard-science approach to his science fiction, he became an iconic figure among cybernetic scientists with the publication in 1981 of his novella "True Names," which is considered a seminal, visionary work of Internet fiction. His many books also include Marooned in Realtime, Rainbows End and The Peace War.


"Many Net veterans cite True Names as a seminal influence that shaped their ideas about Net policy. It became a cult classic among hackers and presaged everything from Internet interactive games to Neuromancer." --Wired