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Format:
Book (large print)
Title:
The quantum spy
ISBN:
9781432845261
Edition:
Large print edition.
Publication:
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, [2017]
Physical Description:
575 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Thorndike Press large print basic."
Summary:
A hyper-fast quantum computer is the digital equivalent of a nuclear bomb: whoever possesses one will be able to shred any encryption in existence, effectively owning the digital world. The question is: Who will build it first, the United States or China? The latest of David Ignatius's timely, sharp-eyed espionage novels follows CIA agent Harris Chang into a quantum research lab compromised by a suspected Chinese informant. The breach provokes a mole hunt that is obsessive, destructive, and--above all--uncertain: Do the leaks expose real secrets, or are they false trails meant to deceive the Chinese? Chang soon finds that there is a thin line between loyalty and betrayal, as the investigation leads him down a rabbit hole as dangerous as it is deep. Grounded in the real-world global charge toward technological dominance, The Quantum Spy presents a sophisticated game of cat-and-mouse wired to an exhilarating cyber thriller.
Subject(s):
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Fiction.

Quantum computers -- Fiction.

Internet in espionage -- Fiction.
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