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The Hanged Man's Song " Signed "

Sandford, John

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ISBN 10: 0399151397 / ISBN 13: 9780399151392
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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2003. Hardback. Fine first edition first print in fine dust jacket protected with Mylar cover. Signed by author on title page. Bookseller Inventory # 738

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Title: The Hanged Man's Song " Signed "

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Hardback

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Artist, computer whiz, and professional criminal Kidd and his occasional lover and partner LuEllen return to investigate the murder of his old friend and hacker Bobby and the disappearance of his laptop, a machine that contains a host of secrets about Bobby's circle of friends and colleagues, including Kidd. 250,000 first printing.

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Just about everybody knows John Sandford for his long and successful Prey series. But just as well written and maybe more fun are his Kidd books, of which this is the fourth. Kidd is a professional thief for the Internet age: a cyberprowler, a hacker extraordinaire. In The Hanged Man's Song, he gets word that one of his key contacts--a superhacker known only as Bobby, whom Kidd has never met but has relied on many times--has disappeared. Kidd and an old buddy, both of whom could be compromised by data in Bobby's files, go looking for him. Finding his brutally murdered body draws them into a Hitchcock-esque intrigue that eventually involves stolen government secrets, crooked politicians, and a rogue CIA agent who's as crafty as he is creepy.

While filling his tale with fascinating and authentic-sounding lore about the hacker subculture, identity theft, and security cracking, Sandford keeps the action brisk with plenty of white-knuckle chases, tense stakeouts, and hairsbreadth escapes. Couple that with a smart, agreeable narrator and a cast of vivid characters evoked with an old pro's ease, and you've got one winning thriller. --Nicholas H. Allison

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