The Resource Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitation game, Andrew Hodges

Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitation game, Andrew Hodges

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Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitation game
Title
Alan Turing
Title remainder
the enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitation game
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Hodges
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This film tie-in tells the true story behind the nail-biting race against time following Alan Turing (pioneer of modern-day computing and credited with cracking the German Enigma code) and his brilliant team at Britain's top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Turing, whose contributions and genius significantly shortened the war, saving thousands of lives, was the eventual victim of an unenlightened British establishment, but his work and legacy live on. 1954, aged 41, Alan Turing committed suicide and one of Britain's greatest scientific minds was lost
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
510.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitation game, Andrew Hodges
Label
Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitation game, Andrew Hodges
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Burnett, 1983
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Originally published: London: Burnett, 1983
  • Originally published: London: Burnett, 1983. -The book that inspired the film The imitation game. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -This film tie-in tells the true story behind the nail-biting race against time following mathematician Alan Turing (pioneer of modern-day computing and credited with cracking the German Enigma code) and his brilliant team at Britain's top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Turing, whose contributions and genius significantly shortened the war, saving thousands of lives, was the eventual victim of an unenlightened British establishment, but his work and legacy live on.1954, aged 41, Alan Turing committed suicide and one of Britain's greatest scientific minds was lost
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15776109
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
xxxii, 736 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781784700089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2402093
  • (OCoLC)897488526

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