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17 edition of Close to the machine found in the catalog.

Close to the machine

technophilia and its discontents : a memoir

by Ellen Ullman

  • 74 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by City Lights Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ullman, Ellen,
  • Computer programmers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ellen Ullman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.2.U43 A3 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL680682M
    ISBN 100872863379, 0872863328
    LC Control Number97027244

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