The Man Who Knew Too Much
Alan Turing and the Invention of the ComputerBook - 2006 | 1st ed.
Outlines the English mathematician's efforts in devising a programmable calculating machine, his work in cracking the Nazi Enigma code, and how the revelation of his homosexuality led to his tragic imprisonment and suicide.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, c2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 510.92 T938L
Characteristics: 319 p. : ill.
From Library Staff
A biography of Alan Turing which illuminates the contributions he made to mathematics and the war effort as well as the effect being homosexual had on his life and death. An easier read than Andrew Hodges' The Enigma.
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