Snow Crash

Author: Neal Stephenson
Paperback: 440 pages
ISBN: 9780140232929
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According to his business card Hiro Protagonist is the last of the freelance hackers, the greatest sword fighter in the world and a stringer for the Central Intelligence Corporation. Recently 'resigned' from his job as a pizza delivery driver he has returned to freelance hacking. When he is offered a cyber-drug which appears to have real world effects he knows that something is wrong with the world, but what and who can he trust to help him find out?