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The quantum spy : a thriller / David Ignatius.

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  • 1 copy at La Conner Regional Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393254150
  • ISBN: 0393254151
  • Physical Description: 323 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2018]

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Summary, etc.:
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: United States. Central Intelligence Agency > Fiction.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
Quantum computers > Fiction.
Internet in espionage > Fiction.
FICTION / Thrillers / Espionage.
FICTION / Thrillers / Technological.
Quantum computers.
Genre: Spy stories.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction.
Spy stories.
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