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The Bug
by Ellen Ullman and Mary Gaitskill


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With a New Introduction by Mary Gaitskill

A PEN/Hemingway Award Finalist

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Ellen Ullman is a "rarity, a computer programmer with a poet's feeling for language" (Laura Miller, Salon ).  Read more...


 
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More About The Bug by Ellen Ullman; Mary Gaitskill
 
 
 
Overview

With a New Introduction by Mary Gaitskill

A PEN/Hemingway Award Finalist

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Ellen Ullman is a "rarity, a computer programmer with a poet's feeling for language" (Laura Miller, Salon). The Bug breaks new ground in literary fiction, offering us a deep look into the internal lives of people in the technical world. Set in a start-up company in 1984, this highly acclaimed first novel explores what happens when a baffling software flaw a bug so teasing it is named "the Jester" threatens the survival of the humans beings who created it.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781250002495
  • ISBN-10: 1250002494
  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Publish Date: February 2012
  • Page Count: 353
  • Dimensions: 8.27 x 5.51 x 0.97 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds


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